A Writer’s Life For Me : Mental Health & Artists (1)

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How Justin Bieber Saved This Kid — New York Magazine

Nuh-uh. No, thank you. For the sake of this blog post actually going somewhere, lets just put a pin in the notion that we cant talk about mental health and pretend for a second that we can. Or, lets be even more risque and talk about mental health in relation to art, because thats really what Im interested in right now. After reading an article recently, I discovered that rates of mental health issues, namely things such as depression, are typically higher in the artistic community. Why? Answers on a post card, please.

But he was still enervated, and the seizures returned. Our neurologist warned us that seizures were dangerous: They could erase memory and cause cognitive delays. Which was worse, we had to ask ourselves, a zombie toddler or the risk of brain damage? They were both devastating, we quickly discovered. Because although Theo was initially hitting his milestoneswalking, running, climbing, jumping, and talking just as much as his peershe began to stagnate as his friends were stringing words together. And then he was forgetting the ones he knew.

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