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The Mental Health Issue #


Issue Editor:
Art Editor: RD ’23-24
Publication: January 2022

Tired? Stressed? Angry? Upset? Anxious? Fearful? Delusional? Cool, me too. 


Pieces

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Classical Conditioning
36
January 2022
Alright class, today we’re going to cover something called classical conditioning. Can I get …
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Advice on How to Deal With a Concussion From Someone With a Concussion
35
January 2022
Listen up. I’m gonna tell you a straight fact that may or may not be true and can 100% help w…
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Therapy
33
January 2022
Okay, Nathan. Now tell me what you see in this picture.  That’s a headshot of you, bu…
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Whack-A-Mole
74
January 2022
I walk in every morning and the arcade carny asks me, “what’ll it be?” I reply…
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Trying To Write Mental Health Pieces When Your Mental Health Is Pretty Okay At The Moment
113
January 2022
You close your laptop, wishing you had something real to write about. The first three pieces about …
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Late
170
January 2022
I look down at the watch tattooed on my wrist. It’s 10:00. Fuck. I look up at my wall clock t…
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Waxing Thoughts
43
January 2022
“I understand your pain. I’ve gone through the same thing.” – the woman w…
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Waterboy
72
January 2022
It’s my first day as waterboy. The rest of staff is nowhere to be found, so I guess I gotta…
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Laser Danger
19
January 2022
Before dying of liver failure, action stuntman Laser Danger said some of the coolest things utter…
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Bulimia Recovery Clinic
62
March 2022
My parents decided to send me to the public Bulimia Recovery Clinic over in Toad Suck, Arkansas the…
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Wet Dream
93
January 2022
At a sleepover. Kyle: Whoa! Brian what is that on your shorts?Brian: Uh, nothing! Kyle: Hey…
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World’s Luckiest & Most Depressed Person
60
January 2022
Pam Jensen woke up just like she did every other day – at the exact moment that she could see…
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Lobotomy
40
January 2022
I sit down at the lunch table with a pruning saw and a smile. “Well, boys, I finally did it. …
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Antidepressants
133
January 2022
What they don’t tell you about starting antidepressants is that sometimes you’ll try to…