The Kirkwood Call

Draw it out: mental health

Draw it out: mental health

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart

September 11, 2017

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart narrate the story of an anonymous KHS student who has dealt with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts.* *Some facts were altered in order to keep anonymity. Click here to see our last draw it out video regarding depression. Art by Erin Bugée...

Confronting cutting

Confronting cutting

Emma McNail, features writer

February 20, 2015

As the pressures of dating weighed on Jessie*, self-esteem issues began to arise in seventh grade. Struggling with self-worth, she would sit in the dark, alone on her bed, cutting the the inside of her arm with whatever sharp object she could find. “[Dating] was stressful and stupid and I didn’t...

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