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Living With Depression

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

Today, I still struggle with my depression. It’s not as bad as when I first started showing symptoms but I still find myself a bit down here and there. My current treatment is taking anti-depressants and they keep me in check. I used to think that I would never be happy again or live a normal life but now I can say I am doing what I once saw as unthinkable. I’ve changed so much through my depression and seeing it all from the beginning to the present just makes me happy that I have people there for me, people who want me to get better, making sure I’m getting the right treatment and always being there. I now know that I can still be happy and live life without hold- backs.

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Community

SURVEY: California Voters Say Mental Health Care and Emergency Preparedness Are Best Ways to Prevent School Violence (and We’Ced weighs in!)

Posted February 4, 2013 by We'Ced

Read the results of a recent survey by The California Endowment on how voters feel we can best prevent violence in our schools. Also, read what We’Ced has to say about the issue and the results of own We’Ced youth taking the survey!

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Community

Tainted Childhood

Posted February 1, 2013 by We'Ced

“We shouldn’t be watching this, we’re going to get in trouble,” I pleaded. “Stop tripping, nothing is going to happen, I always do this,” he replied. I felt a little safer thinking I wasn’t going to get in trouble.

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Community

Where Do We Go From Here: Reflections From Newtown, Connecticut.

Posted December 19, 2012 by We'Ced

Following the horrifying incident that took place in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday, the country has been in shock. Conversations around the cause of the incident, what could have been done to prevent it and where we go from here have been abound but very few of them have included the voice of young people.

Here at WE’CED, we discussed the incident and compiled our reactions as answers to three questions that seemed to keep coming up.

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Posted August 15, 2012 by We'Ced

I guess what I’m trying to say is there have always been problems in my head and still are. I need help to keep steady and grounded and I’m not faking it to get attention. I’m just too scared to tell what’s going on because often times you all think it’s for attention and that makes me feel worse inside.

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