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5150’D: My Journey Through a Psych Ward

For YR Media reporter Desmond Meagley, their teen years, which society always calls “the best years of your life,” were filled with anxiety, depression, and eventually even forced hospitalization. After that experience and years of reflection, Meagley believes their life can’t and shouldn’t be defined by mental illness. “I was getting used to pushing my mental health aside, believing that I would eventually grow out of my depression and anxiety… even though they were getting worse.” Read more at YR Media.

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This entry was posted on November 23, 2018 by in Print, Youth Radio and tagged .

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