Amber Schrader-Matthies

Just a struggling music student trying to find her voice. Writer. Knitter. Violinist. Mental health advocate. Ferret mama. Catch me listening to underground rap or longboarding. 

My Strange Addiction
12 days ago
We’ve all heard the saying, “Everyone is addicted to something that takes away the pain.” It is often paired with black and white images of young adults and/or teens drinking, smoking, self-harming, p...
5 months ago
This should have passed in middle school, as soon as it started. Unfortunately, mental illness does not work that way. It does not take a magic pill or a counselor to reprogram your mind: It takes you...