Owning My Story

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Content Warning: Sexual assault, domestic violence, self-harm, suicidality On the eve of the beginning of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, my parents immigrated from Encarnación de Díaz, Jalisco, to Azusa, California, to raise a family. Like many children at the time, I was born into a crib of crack cocaine, as my
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A creative act of destruction

Individuals who consider themselves artists or have some connection to the arts often participate in a form of emotional release that begins at the root of the stigma against mental illness.
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