XO Tour Lif3 is a song by Lil Uzi Vert, in which he talks about many things including suicide. The song is about the recent breakup that he had with his girlfriend and how he copes with the pain. One line says " Push me to the edge, all my friends are dead" Meaning that he is really close to the breaking point and he doesn't care anymore. He later says " I might blow my brains out" He feels so heartbroken after his break up that he would take his life. This relates to mental health because suicide and mental health directly correlate, and a breakup can be a cause.
This article is showing some crazy statistics about the percentage of people who have been diagnosed with depression. The article shows how certain environments can affect the severity of your mental health. An insurance company released that there was a 63 percent increase in depression from the ages 12 - 17. The study shows that people are growing very worrisome with the increase of work for them to do.
This is a song by logic released last year. The title of the song is the actual suicide hotline number. The whole reason he made this song was to spread awareness to America about how wonderful your life is. In the song, he says "I don't wanna be alive, I just wanna die today" which is showing the low in your life when you feel like your going to end it all. Then he says "I want you to be alive, You don't gotta die today." Near the end of the song, which signifies when you've overcome the depression and you are feeling good and happy again.
Social media has its positive and negative effects on the brain. That we all know as social media is everywhere. This article is showing the ways the social media is affecting our mental health. The article points out the things that social media does to the overall well-being of the brain, and how this hurts our brains. It also shows that mental health can be widely affected by social media.
This picture really stood out to me. The name tags are all in the shape of a brain, and the names are all mental health problems. All of the diseases affect the brain negatively thus having the name tags because of the way you act you see yourself as your mental illness. It takes over your thoughts and turns you into only feeling worse about yourself.
His college knew that he was hurting mentally, but they were slow to help him. This article sheds light on how college students can get into deep depression. This article relates to mental health because the kid is in a deep depression after his grades in college start to drop. The college saw that his grades were dropping and that he had started to not go to all his classes. Although the college saw this, they never thought of addressing this to his parents, before it was to late.