Addressing Mental Health Stigma in Academia

This topic warrants more time, research, and reflection, but I want to begin sharing my initial reflections here, due to some recent experiences. I’ve been baffled by the irony of mental health stigma in our communities. Especially in my locality for the past 9 years. Washington, DC has probably some of the most “depressed”  or Read More

The Silence Will Kill Us

“In the end we will remember, not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”  – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We are trained in our society to hide our pain and compress our fears. We are conditioned to share our happiness with everyone, yet keep our sorrow to ourselves, locked up Read More