The Dangerous Glamorization of Mental Health Issues

From “post your pill” to the pro-Ana movement, celebrating mental health issues hurts those who suffer most

Carlyn Beccia
Wise & Well
Published in
8 min readApr 1, 2024

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A few months ago, I was at the airport when a young girl sat beside me. She wore a white cropped T-shirt that showcased the kind of abdominal muscles you only get from a steady diet of teen angst…

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Carlyn Beccia
Wise & Well

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com