My First Episode of Psychosis and When it Happened

First Episode of Psychosis

It should come as no surprise, that for most, the first episode of psychosis actually presents itself as a major surprise. The when of the first episode often arouses the most astonishing of reactions. My family certainly does not accord its own exclusion for their first episode, in terms of the when. Furthermore, the time […]

Why did We Choose To Start A Mental Health Podcast?

The All important question, why in the world did the two of us start a podcast? Well, Why does anyone ever start a podcast? It’s almost always because they feel they have an interesting story to tell and I’m going to be honest with you, we feel very confident that we do. Of course mental […]

My First Episode of Psychosis and Where It Occurred

First Episode of Psychosis

Lost among the mystery of the initial event of ‘losing one’s mind’ usually arrives the mysticism of the particular locations behind the delusion. That said, for many sufferers, the first and earliest episode of psychosis sometimes affects the victim so profoundly that the trauma and locus escape the mind of those involved. Likewise the separate […]

Mental Health and Conspiracy Theories

Mental Health and Conspiracy

A population privy to the observance of conspiracy theories just so happens to be the mentally bound or ill. This observance, while not absolute in all cases of mental health and conspiracy, does frequently occur with such conditions. Conspiracy theories often offer resolutions to difficult problems or questions. Most times, these answers remain plausible to […]

Alcoholism of Degrassi: The Next Generation

The well of misfortune never runs dry for the sufferers of alcoholism. Degrassi: The Next Generation delivers those with a taste for the vice, with the most elegant of tact. Oftentimes, coverage of alcoholism in young adults sustains a considerable amount of glorification in the media. Degrassi however, depicts this manner of abuse in a […]

PTSD in Degrassi: The Next Generation

Trauma finds victims across all walks of life and Degrassi: The Next Generation spares no expense on making the detriment of post-traumatic stress disorder on its respective characters known. Trauma of course remains highly subjective, albeit the creators of Degrassi do outline an ample and varied array of unique cases. Post-traumatic stress disorder on the […]

How Sad Boy Rap Took The World By Storm

Sad Boy

With the advent of Generation Z’s crossover into the threshold of adulthood, preceded cultural shifts in musical talent and content. The “dope boys” and “backpackers” were replaced by the “sad boy movement” and the “clout crowd.”

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The 21 Schizm Founding Team

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War of The Minds: Volodymyr Zelenskyy Vs. Vladimir Putin

Zelenskyy Putin

Wartime often welcomes the worst of misgivings beyond the confines of the indulged borders. Furthermore, perhaps even more important than the sentiments of the civilians exploited comes the psyche of the leaders enthralled. The weapons available to, and resources possessed by, those leaders remain a topic of tremendous consideration. Oftentimes, the whole world endures the […]

What is Clinical Depression?


Clinical Depression: A mental condition causing a person to feel persistent emptiness & overall loss of interest in normal activities. Depression Symptoms share dominion with a host of many other common mental illnesses.  Below lists some of the main symptoms to watch for if you or someone you know could potentially be dealing with an […]

Zealots: Kanye Omari West

Kanye with Mask

In the throes of mental anguish, any schizoid at many times in this person’s life — Kanye Omari West — identified and sympathized with him. Moreover, his path perfectly captured the highs and lows felt by those suffering from mental illness. The moments he wished to retract, remain forever etched in his legacy. Just like […]

Art Exhibition: Story, Word, Sound, Sway

In visiting an art gallery as a novice, the inner workings of an amateur critic abounds as his or her own interpretations show through. In terms of coping with mental illness, art gallery criticism, viewing, or contribution represents one of the best outlets for mental acuities. The University of Michigan Penny Stamps art Gallery exhibition […]

The Will Smith – Chris Rock Slap was Necessary


Chris Rock’s comments on black women’s hair has carried enough negativity. The gravitas of his collective definition of black hair resounds as redundant and tarried. About his cumulative research and endearment to the topic should accompany some tact or subtlety. Moreover, his Oscar comments on Jada Pinkett-Smith prove that he did not “understand the assignment.” […]

Pete Davidson, Self-Proclaimed: Diamond in The Trash


Those with mental health issues must flock together in times of trouble when support seems slim. Though this may sound simple in approach, the actual execution remains in the court of the afflicted. With so many parties conflicting and barraging personas and personalities, the question remains how can common ground even appear possible by the […]

Elyse Fox, A Pioneer In The New Age Of Digital Mental Health


Upon the epoch of this new generation. A monumental undulation took siege over the course of our most recent encounters with pop culture. The “Sad Boys” enthralled and captivated the majority of youth culture. Suddenly, with an indistinguishable amount of young celebrities committing suicide or pleading for refuge in rehab against the ills of addiction […]

Creativity and Afrikan Town 313 Film Festival 3/13/22


Amidst the muddle of my plain and mundane roused the opportunity of attending a new, budding short film festival. “The Afrikan Town 313 Detroit Indie Short Film Festival ” (Here) courted the fervors of my better natured critical toils. Moreover, the mental contemplations and creativity of young filmmakers soon converted into my mental interpretations of their […]

An Exploration of The Term Non-Binary and Generational Change


 Gender Dysphoria represents an issue that arouses an array of concerns and opinions. None of which discredit, with finality, the questioning of gender as a somehow intrinsically inept concept. In this article, one attempts to grasp the notion of gender fluidity as a paradigm shifting on a day to day basis. Thus implying the necessity […]