• How Being Open About My Mental Health Led to My Book "How I Became a Mermaid"

    3 days ago - By PopSugar

    The day after my birthday last year, I began taking medication after being diagnosed with anxiety and dysthymia. It was a tough decision not only because I come from a family culture where mental health issues are hard to address , but also because the holistic lifestyle I've been trying to live by has strong critiques of Western medicine. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, from 2015 to 2018, 13.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and over reported taking antidepressant medication in the past 30 days. Reports found that antidepressant use was also higher among women...
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