A Case Study on the Mental Well-being of the Class 1-A Students from My Hero Academia

Author’s note: There are some things I need to clarify before we start with this topic. We will be analyzing a lot of scenes from the anime in detail, so consider this as a warning for major spoilers. If you haven’t watched it, that’s fine, I wrote it in a way that non-watchers can hopefully […]

2. Dealing with Prejudices against People with Mental Health Issues

I’ve always been open to my close friends about my mental health issues. People know I have depression. People know I have suicidal thoughts. People know that I’m strugging. I believed that by showing vulnerability, I would welcome others to open up about their own mental health problems. But, something I’ve been struggling with currently, […]

1. Seeking Professional Help

A friend once told me that he was afraid of seeking professional help, because that would mean having an official diagnosis, and to him, that meant sticking to a label, remembering that label every moment of his life, and accepting that there was something wrong with him. Another reason why he didn’t want to get […]