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Why it’s important to talk about mental health

A young writer recalls what it felt like to excel in school, maintain jobs and internships, yet privately feel tired, anxious and alone. One in five people ages 13 and older have experienced depression, anxiety or other mental health struggles, according to national surveys. “In public, I pulled it together by repressing negative emotions or thoughts. There never seemed to be a good time to process anything.” Read the story at Richmond Pulse.

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This entry was posted on May 22, 2017 by in Print, Richmond Pulse and tagged .

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