mental illness

From madness to becoming a warrior: a personal essay

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 8 years ago

Trigger Warning: This piece contains descriptions of depression, suicidal intent and eating disorders. In the middle of the journey of our life, I found myself in a dark wood /…

Awareness week aims to destigmatize eating disorders

By JUSTINE WOODS – 9 years ago

Despite being extremely dangerous and prevalent among people of all genders, eating disorders are too often a taboo subject, as are many mental health issues. This week, Vassar College is…

Current views on mental illness need renovation

By LILY ELBAUM – 9 years ago

Rape culture is a frequent topic of discussion and interest, but what about culture around mental illnesses? Plenty has been written about the stigma attached to mental illness, but at…