Another kind of drug

In my teens, I found myself fascinated by a particular television series for a brief period. Throughout the series, the audience was introduced to numerous people all with the most bizarre obsessions with performing activities ranging from eating glass light bulbs to drinking paint and at it’s most extreme, having an intimate, sexual relationship with…

The competitive culture of mental illness

With statistics suggesting that 1 in 4 of the general population will suffer from a mental health problem at any point in their lives, it goes without saying that we all know somebody with a mental illness. But as an individual who has spent prolonged periods of the past 8 years in and out of the…