May 2010

Don't Turn Away From Those Who Need Help the Most

I am so sick of hearing all of these stories about teens who suffer from depression, suicide attempts, drug abuse, and all kinds of angst—but not for the same reason most people are. I'm sick of it because it's one of the most atrocious things our society faces, yet we seem to mock it with our media and movies, and to dismiss it when faced with it in reality. We have these parents who are coughed out of crappy schools, who can barely drive a car let alone raise a child, who have to work two jobs a piece on top of it all—and where does this leave our children?