Mending a Broken Childhood I have previously written that our kids' overuse of playtime technologies is leading to a generation
Leelah's death was not solely due to those on Tumblr who knew her and didn't see or know to reach out to her -- because even if they did, Leelah obviously needed more help. But the nature of Tumblr as a dark place does make suicidal thoughts and warning signs too commonplace.
Depression is the most common type of mental illness, affecting some 350 million people globally and contributing to other
Fired up, they wrote an essay about it and sent it off to big-time newspapers. To their surprise, The New York Times agreed
Do not allow "shame" to hold you back. You have nothing to be ashamed about. Depression affects millions of people each year and is treatable. But you must be willing to ask and accept help.
"Ideas are as contagious as germs," she said. Insensitivity aside, there are bigger problems with such a prank. Perhaps unsurprisingly
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Reprinted with permission from Youth Communication. I hated him, and I started to feel like I was worth nothing and like