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Meet the Jewish Teen Who’s Capturing What Mental Illness Looks Like

Haley M. is a college freshman at the College of New Jersey majoring in art education. Her recent series of paintings, seen throughout this piece, were inspired by her experience with mental illness.

What It’s Really Like Trying to Pass as a Neurotypical Teen

People don’t realize there’s a struggle going on beneath my friendly, sassy exterior. My depression is like a wet blanket over the anxiety, telling it that nothing matters anyway–not that anxiety cares.