Tag Archives: mental health

Fixing Broken Mirrors

In his newly published memoir, Fixing Broken Mirrors, 2022 Boston College graduate Taesung Kim recounts his lonely, traumatic childhood as the target of domestic abuse. Writing using the pen name Taesung, he also addresses his struggles with mental health issues. … Continue reading

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A theology of life with depression

Boston College graduate Jessica Coblentz considers the realities of life with depression from a Christian theological perspective in her new book, Dust in the Blood: A Theology of Life with Depression (Liturgical Press, 2022).  In conversation with popular Christian theologies … Continue reading

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A journey through bulimia, depression, and anxiety

Boston College alumna Yvonne Castañeda chronicles her journey through anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder in the new book, Pork Belly Tacos with a Side of Anxiety (Santa Monica Press, 2022). In her memoir, Castañeda reflects on her upbringing as … Continue reading

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Carroll School of Management student Jessie Cheng explores the mental health struggles and entertainment industry pressures faced by pop stars in her new novel, Unglamored. Rose B.D., a young Chinese American singer, seems to have it all. But when symptoms … Continue reading

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Helping teens thrive

A new book written by Boston College alumna Katie Hurley, a child and adolescent psychotherapist, is geared to help teens cope with symptoms of depression, low self-esteem, and stress. The Depression Workbook for Teens (Althea Press, 2019) is an interactive … Continue reading

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Depression: The Secret We Share

Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, will give a lecture on “Depression: The Secret We Share” on Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Drawing on his own struggles with depression, Solomon examines the personal, … Continue reading

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