As a general rule, Main Line Media News doesn’t report suicides. If we did, readers would read far too many stories of promise and loss at local high schools and colleges. Just last week the funeral of an 18-year-old scholar-athlete from Bryn Mawr who took his own life drew 800 mourners. Read Article >>
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Struggling with her body image and depression in high school led Deanna to self-harm and develop an eating disorder, as well as a suicide attempt. Entering treatment and finding she was not alone helped her recover and become an advocate.
From a young age, Evan thought his panic attacks and feelings of anxiety were just part of his personality. He developed depression that led to substance abuse and angry outbursts, until an “ah-ha” moment led him to recovery and a passion for functional health care, combining lifestyle changes with traditional treatments.
Hiding her anxiety and depression by being an over-achiever and high-performing athlete throughout her school years, Emma was freed from the weight inside her when diagnosed with bipolar disorder and becoming a champion of self-advocacy.
Significant childhood trauma and not understanding how to manage what she was feeling, Kristen turned to substance misuse and self-harm to mask the pain. After going to treatment and learning how to replace her negative coping skills with positive ones, Kristen proves it’s never too late or too early to get the help you need.
A loving family and excelling as a student and athlete still didn’t quiet Kelly’s anxiety and deep fear of failure. These conflicting messages led to an eating disorder and substance misuse, eventually pushing Kelly to seek treatment, allowing her to now live a positive life full of travel and adventure.