The Kids May Not Be Alright

Anxiety and depression are increasing in some American students who feel the weight of a troubling world

Charlotte West
Elemental
Published in
5 min readNov 20, 2018

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Savanna Harper looks over her shoulder as she crosses her college campus, quickening her pace between buildings. “Anxiety” is how she labels the feeling she can’t quite shake off, the worry that her campus might be the next scene of a mass…

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Charlotte West
Elemental

Freelance word wrangler, night owl, bookworm, Swedish speaker, educator. I write words for @mic and @teenvogue. That’s a picture of me holding a chipmunk.