Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Exploring mental health in the public eye; celebrities and the spotlight that has been placed on their personal lives and their mental health.

Alyssa Lactin2 years ago
Mental Illness: The Demons Within
Anxiety is an illness that has the least in common with possession or the occult, but it still has some similarities. This chapter will most likely be more about the illness itself rather than similar...
Alyssa Lactin2 years ago
Mental Illness: The Demons Within
The next illness that I suffer from is bipolar disorder. The symptoms of bi-polar are the same as depression but with bipolar, you have extreme highs and extreme lows and manic episodes. In addition t...
Alyssa Lactin2 years ago
Mental Illness: The Demons Within
The first mental illness I will talk about is depression; clinical depression is when the symptoms of short-term depression are persistent. The symptoms of clinical depression are feeling sad most day...
Lisa Palmer2 years ago
Suicide During the Holidays
It is past Halloween and the Christmas season is now fast approaching. With candies now being replaced with twinkling lights, holiday decorations, many people overlook the dark side of this supposed m...
Kayleigh Hay2 years ago
Life With ADD
Having Attention Deficit Disorder has been both fun and exhausting. Life is challenging enough but with a minor yet slightly annoying disorder everything takes longer to do. You may wonder how in the ...
That Person You Think Is Crazy, Might Not Be
I have just learned a very disturbing fact about my family. My brother and sister used to spread rumors to my other family about how I was clinically insane. I was diagnosed as schizophrenic at one po...
Tory Olivier2 years ago
The UNreal World
So I wanted to tell you a bit about a “friend” of mine and his, shall we say “home,” he moved into a few months ago. Now, my “friend” told me that when he viewed it, it was a quirky but kinda regular ...
ASHLEY SMITH2 years ago
Suicide and Celebrities
After watching the recently released carpool karaoke, featuring the late Chester Bennington, I decided to write my thoughts down. I write this with tears of laughter and sadness still fresh. As someon...
Finding Strength
I plan to use this blog as sort of a way to channel some of my thoughts and experiences, in the hopes of connecting with others who feel and experience the same things that I have and still do. I move...