Posts Tagged as "mental health"

#FeelBetter: How Hardcore Music Helps Me Cope with Depression

January 14, 2015 / By
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Robert Cervantez, 19, says he's been dealing with feelings of depression since middle school. After Robert began resorting to self-harm as a coping mechanism, his family tried conventional therapy but it didn't seem to help. Ultimately, it was a particular brand of music and the community around it that provided a much needed cathartic outlet for Robert.

Merced LGBT Health Forum: Youth Responses

August 29, 2013 / By
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                Photo: LGBT Health Forum by We’Ced Youth Editor’s Note: On August 8th, We’Ced Youth Media attended Merced’s first LGBT Health Forum held at the Italo-American Lodge on Main Street.

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

February 4, 2013 / By
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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!

Mental Health

August 15, 2012 / By
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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.