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
8 months 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...
Reprogramming
a year 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...