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Panic Attack
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A strong feeling of fear, foreboding, a feeling I was very well familiar with, took over me. I could never get used to this feeling of impending doom; it always felt like I was in grave danger. I knew very well what was to follow, and it was... (more »)
School Stress Reducing Tips
Homework, tests, studying, and all that tiring work you have to do for school. We all get stressed out, right? Well here’s some school stress reducing tips for you (according to Exercise regularly, either going for a walk, or... (more »)
Depression: The Ugly Truth
By , Avondale, AZ
A thousand thoughts are running through your mind and you find it difficult to breathe. You shake all over but yet you find it difficult to care. You are numb and incredibly exhausted. You look in the mirror with tear stained cheeks and red... (more »)
Meditation in Schools This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Blacklick, OH
The schedule of the American teenager drowns us. According to the American Psychological Association, young adults are now the most stressed age group. This stress not only harasses our days, it also intrudes upon the sanctuary of our slumber;... (more »)
More than a Little Nervous This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Mesa, AZ
As I approached yet another one of my high school teachers with the hope of weaseling out of a presentation, I carefully prepared my argument in my mind. By this time I was all too familiar with the incredulous remarks teachers often made when... (more »)
Fulvic Acids
Did you know that athletes and common people bodies can perform much better than it does now?  To achieve that improved performance, many of these individuals use sports drinks and energy drinks.  Because these drinks contain high... (more »)
Why Society Has an Incorrect View on Substance...
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Addiction is a difficult topic to discuss for many people, both affected and unaffected. It is personal and messy, but it desperately needs to be discussed. Every family is affected by substance abuse, either directly or indirectly. It is an... (more »)
Autism: A Story of Hope This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The summer after freshman year started slow; I made sure to take advantage of all the free time I had, not knowing if I would have any after I began my new job. I had been hired by the local grocery store, and I began work in two weeks. Those... (more »)
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Striving For Perfection
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"To all the girls that think you're fat because you're not a size zero, you're the beautiful one. It's society who's ugly," -Marilyn Monroe has always been a great role model and inspiration to women starting in... (more »)
My Struggle with Self-Harm This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Rhinelander, WI
Last month, I sat in bed one night, having the usual symptoms of being a night owl. It was late at night and I was running out of things to do to stay awake. I walked as noiselessly as possible toward my bookshelf where I grabbed my freshman... (more »)
Mental Illnesses Aren't Fashion Trends
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It is not cool to have a mental disease. It is not cool to pretend to have one. You will not get the attention you want. You will not be spoon fed compliments. Cutting yourself will not make people want to be your friend or feel... (more »)
Teen Suicide
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Did you know that the third-leading cause of death for teenagers and the eighth-leading cause of death overall is suicide? Psychological, environmental and social distress are behind all of these deaths. Almost every single person in at least... (more »)
Why Smoking is Dangerous
By , Toronto, Canada
“Cough cough.” You have spit blood. Your throat hurts with sores. Your eyes can see no more. That’s when you decide to see the doctor. The doctor’s words are quite painful but you have to accept your new self. The doctor... (more »)
Law and Order Special Victims Unit and Abuse
By , Franklin Lakes, NJ
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit a crime drama dealing with legal issues that are loosely based on what happens in real life today. Having started in September of 1999, the show recently began its 16th season in September of 2014, making it... (more »)
Re: I Didn't Know I Had An Eating Disorder This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , West Chester, PA
Eating Disorders and Body Image in general can be very difficult to talk about because they are very serious topics surrounded by stigma. At work, I stumbled upon an interesting BuzzFeed video entitled “I Didn’t Know I Had an Eating... (more »)
The Spectre of Anti-Vaxxers
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This year, doctors have not found it surprising if their patient’s parents said, “I don’t want to vaccinate my child. It is too risky.” There is a lot of misinformation going around about the link between developmental... (more »)
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