How the culture of silence around suicide and mental health is killing us I don’t recall where I came across a portrait of Kate Spade yesterday morning. There was no headline or descriptor but I had a feeling that she had killed herself. There’s something about the photos selected for news articles about famous people […]
Losing people due to having a “mental illness”* is difficult to swallow but it happens. I’ve lost people in my life because of my “mood disorder.” Sometimes it’s only in hindsight that you realize your behavior was XYZ, but it is NEVER your fault and there is NOTHING wrong with you. What IS wrong is […]
A review of Seattle teen funk blues band Foxy Apollo’s new EP, “Tangie.”
Foxy Apollo was the first band to participate in my Teen Music & Mind Wellness project. I attend teen shows in Seattle and interview the band afterward about their music and thoughts about mind wellness (AKA mental health).