Entries by Saphira Klearman

As a Kid I’m Scared

As a kid, I’m scared. I’m scared I’m going to go to school and not come home. I’m scared the environment is going to heck and even scared that in a few years, there will be no safe places for abortions, or getting birth control, or being counted as a felon if I miscarry. It’s […]

Mental Health Policy

The Capitol Building A place of power. Of change. Of possibilities. It’s right where I want to be making mental health policy. Integrated Mental Health Crisis Training Back in September I was introduced to Dylan Roberts, the state-representative for Eagle County. He and I sat down for coffee, and I asked him about making a […]

Support Yourself & Make Good Decisions

Teen Mental Health Go look up mental health memes that help you support yourself. Just do it. Now look up sexual health memes. They’re both pretty fantastic, because memes are honestly one of the best things that have ever graced this earth. Now before you get totally lost scrolling to support yourself through these memes […]

Project We Care Colorado

Teen Suicide Teen suicide is one of the most preventable causes of death (SpeakUp ReachOut), and yet, suicide is now the leading cause of death in teens in Colorado. It’s messed up. We shouldn’t be spending our teenage years thinking about death. Something needs to be done. I’ve seen mental illness completely destroy my friend’s […]