October 2, 2015
My first encounter as an individual with mental illness began before I was aware of the symptoms of the disease. Drinking and substance abuse was a way that members of my family dealt with their problems, which I assumed was normal.
"What Those Left Behind Wish They Had Said" - A Shasta Lake Teen's "Get Well Card" for Her Friend Who Cuts
December 5, 2014
Why don't many people send Get Well cards for loved ones with mental health struggles? One Central Valley High School student saw through the stigma and created this artistic work for a friend.
September 22, 2014
During Suicide Prevention Week, some of Redding's talented musicians, hip hop artists and spoken word poets got together to bust stigma at the "Hope Is Alive" Open Mic Night.
July 8, 2014
Dairrien Call is an 18-year-old musician who graduated from Anderson New Technology High School this year.
June 11, 2014
Cole Arlandson is a recent Anderson New Tech grad and Cottonwood resident who believes there needs to be more mental health services for young people. He expresses himself through photography.