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Room for All of Me...Room for All of Us

The writer is abandoned by her mother in China, and must learn to accept her new life in the U.S. "It’s like I’m a towel that’s wet and heavy with depression, and writing and therapy are the two hands that twist and wring the water out," she writes. (full text)

Natalie struggles to control her anxiety and depression, but it isn’t until she seeks help from teachers, parents, and friends, that she’s able to access the resources she needs to feel better. (full text)