Shortly after their admittance to the NYU Langone hospital for what began as unexplained dizziness, Dom turns 18, and they are confronted by reality cloaked in black fur.
Health & Well-being
I didn’t think anyone understood me… until I met someone who had been in the exact same place.
As I grow, my eczema has been a struggle for me. Throughout this piece I explore within myself to overcome this struggle.
This piece examines the biological, cultural, and socioeconomic factors that limit Latinos from receiving mental health treatment.
In this personal statement, I reflect on how suffering alters the way we see the people around us, and how that phenomenon ended up playing a big part in my life.
This piece takes a deep dive into societal expectations while emphasizing the importance of asking for help. Everyone, even someone who doesn’t look like it, needs support.
Criminal Minds taught me how to profile, and I apply my knowledge by taking on the challenge of profiling myself.
That moment when you have to go but want to stay—so you decide you really don’t have to go at all.
“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.”
This piece helped me break free and I will forever be thankful to my mentor for encouraging me.
‘My Saving Grace’ is about my dream of becoming a doctor as a high schooler during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The story focuses on the point of view of a young girl watching her mother get treated for a cold at a local clinic. After her mother is treated, she is unrecognizable.
I was scrolling on social media and my eye caught a rather shocking headline. This poem is about the article I read and how very serious news is made palatable.
The mind is our greatest asset, one that is used every moment of our lives. Some, like myself, have found new purpose for our minds, as escapism from reality.
A short personal story about my journey with a major change that has happened to me recently. A great description of the ups and downs of adjusting to that permanent everlasting change.
After five years apart, Aurora and Griffin’s lives collide again. Aurora can’t see past her anger, while Griffin spends his time hiding his past and trying to ignore his feelings for Aurora, which never left.