Round Up: The First Edition

Welcome to the Round Up. This week: magical mental illnesses, the role race plays in depression diagnosis, and prescribing books with your meds.

string theory: John Green and mentally ill metaphors

How do you explain your mental illness to strangers? I might steal John Green’s string metaphor.

black minds matter

Throughout the past two years there has (finally finally finally) been an international, in-depth conversation on the value of black lives. Let’s extend that conversation to the value of black brains.

the purpose statement.

The Introduction, or, the vague, slightly rambling attempt to explain what the hell I’m up to.