The Vermont Cynic

Mentally ill aren’t monstrous

Mentally ill aren’t monstrous

Gabby Felitto, Opinion Columnist October 31, 2019

On Halloween night, a group of kids walked into the woods, never to be seen again. Some say it was an escaped mental patient who snatched them. Many famous urban legends share this storyline. While variations...

Mental health care will start with the next generation

Mental health care will start with the next generation

Lucy Gilbert October 24, 2019

We need to teach our youth to take care of their mental health in order to end the stigma around talking about mental illness. One in five U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, and one in six...

Mental health is a long-term investment

Letter to the Editor October 26, 2018

As someone who was diagnosed with a high-functioning mental illness during early adolescence, I really expected to be overrun with resources in college to handle my feelings and ultimately leave that part...

Mental health: UVM's crowning jewel

Mental health: UVM’s crowning jewel

December 7, 2016

Our education goes far beyond what we learn in the classroom. Though the ultimate goal of an undergrad is to earn a degree, there is so much more to gain from a college experience than enhanced...

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