I was desperate


I was desperate

As a person of mixed ethnicity, growing up in a town that was almost completely white and going to a primary school where there was only one other person...

Mar 13, 2019

Coming back together again

I was diagnosed as a kid with A.D.D. I was always losing focus. I also hit puberty young, so with that came the pimples....

Nov 28, 2018

Like a Phoenix from the Ashes

My story of struggle and mental health issues is nothing short of long and complex. I suppose it all began at age 9...

Jul 18, 2018

I have a mission

My name is Emily and I am 20 years old, born and raised in Canada. I was adopted at the age of one. My biological mother was young when she...

Jul 4, 2018

Youth in distress

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) released a survey on July 21, 2016 that detailed every parent's nagging suspicion: teens and tech make mental health much worse. 10,426 students...

Aug 2, 2016

SNW-Stock: Emily Serviss

It's doubtful that anything could sum up what #SickNotWeak is about more than the speech given by Woodstock resident Emily Serviss. Gut-wrenching and...

Jun 21, 2016

The change is coming

The town of Woodstock has a population of roughly 38,000 people, it is by definition, a small town. Since the start of 2016, five of their own children have...

Jun 16, 2016

A girl’s mindset

I was about seven years old when I started to feel different. Growing up I never cared about what I ate or what I looked like. I was always...

Jun 6, 2016

Sting Like a Butterfly

At the age of twenty-one, I never thought I would be sitting in a prosecutor's office. Scratch that. At the age of twenty-one, I never thought I would be...

Mar 16, 2016