Advice for talking to adults, therapists, and friends if you’d like to stop self-harming.
Sometimes life is all sour and no sweet.
My mom’s MS is hard for me to talk about, but I’m trying.
Happiness is hard to find.
Medication was the thing I needed to get better.
Finals, moms, and anticipation about what’s to come.
I treated B. like my therapist instead of my friend.
Hope amid the ruins of teenagerdom.
My history with mental illness doesn’t make me special.
The emotional work of getting over trauma.
Hello! October's theme is GLORY.
Here's what kinds of submissions we're looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!