The academic, athletic, and social pressures of high school can be stressful and overwhelming. For Lucy, with the added challenge of managing her mental health it just became too much. After agreeing to get professional help, and with lot of hard work and the support of others, she was able to get back on track and successfully finish high school.
Lucy was feeling "off" for a while
She slept a lot, she barely smiled
She spent her time all alone
Scrolling and scrolling on her phone ...
As for many, The Pandemic's abrupt intrusion into Lucy's life caused her to spiral. By using the tools she acquired during her previous depressive episodes, as well as some new ones geared to help with her anxiety, Lucy was able to start taking small steps forward and learned to appreciate what she had.
Lucy’s life had turned upside down
She couldn’t believe she was back in this town
She had been doing so well at college
At the school in the north with the pretty fall foliage ...