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#Insta-sad: romanticization of mental health on social media

When I was first diagnosed with depression in middle school, there was a time during which I sought harmful images on sites like Tumblr as a way to glorify my own mental illness. Though I wrote poetry to help channel my emotions, I still felt myself drawn to these posts. Line drawings and terse lines of poetry...