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Humans of Tam: She Just Didn’t Believe Me

Humans of Tam: She Just Didn’t Believe Me

By Kennedy Cook

June 10, 2018

I’m not close with my mom at all and it’s really hard for me to open up to people. I have such an issue with that, even my friends. I bottle things up and then I get really stressed and I have breakdowns and stuff. I’m just not used to opening up to people because I never really went through tha...

What Goes Unnoticed: My Struggle With Depression

By James Finn

June 3, 2016

For most students, waking up in the morning is a chore. Hearing a blaring iPhone alarm at 7:00 in the morning instantly makes most teenagers irritable. But for me, and for the other 3 million Americans who struggle with depression, getting out of bed is one of many daily tasks that takes on another le...

To Protect and Serve: Suicide Prevention Through the Eyes of Sergeant Kevin Briggs

To Protect and Serve: Suicide Prevention Through the Eyes of Sergeant Kevin Briggs

By Sarah Asch

February 14, 2013

  On a foggy night several years ago, Sergeant Kevin Briggs faced an unusual problem on the Golden Gate Bridge. As a California Highway Patrolman who works in the area, one of Briggs’s many duties is to respond to calls from or regarding incidents on the Golden Gate Bridge, including potential...