• Community
  • Huntington’s Disease Youth Organization Camp: Therapy Through Unity

    The Huntington’s Disease Youth Organization is a group that has successfully created a safe place for young people to learn and grow together through their connections with HD. The camp allows youth from across the country to come together and create life-long bonds, leaving with the knowledge that they have an endless amount of support and love whenever they […]

  • Huntingtons Disease
  • Dear Congress

    By Melissa Fern Dear Congress, On a Saturday night, with college parties erupting all around my apartment complex, I have decided to write to you. Instead of searching graduate programs at universities I’m interested in, instead of grabbing drinks with a friend after a long day at work, instead of inviting friends over for a movie… […]

  • Mental Illness
  • Cure For Paranoia: Creating a Cure for Mental Illness Without the Prescription

    Ya’ll, this had to be the most fun interview I’ve ever done. This 70’s inspired hip hop/rap band is taking Dallas by storm, bringing along with them a cure for mental illness without the prescription. The lead singer, Cameron McCloud (formerly known as That Kid Cam) was recently diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia, but instead of […]

  • love
  • My 21st: A Letter From My Mama

    By Melissa Fern 6.30.16. “Dear Daughter, 21. Wow. Now, there’s a number to celebrate. How can it be that the little girl who  Filled the fish tank with Cheerios, just to see if they’d float there too… Woke Pam up at 3 a.m., just to see if Preston could play… Wore shin guards as armor & strapped a […]

  • Strength
  • Rising Above It

    By Leah Barker I apologize for the poor grammar; I needed to get this off of my chest on a time-crunch before work! I suppose I should start off by clarifying exactly what “It” is: Hate. Cruel Words. Mocking. Carelessness. Hostility. Insults. Ect… I’m writing this post in retrospect after I received a very hurtful […]