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Reading the M.A.P. to mental health

Reading the M.A.P. to mental health

March 16, 2017

By: Alexandra Sprouls ’19 The Mental Health Awareness Project, also known as M.A.P., is a new club created at Staples this year devoted to spreading awareness about suicide and depression while removing the negative stigmas commonly associated with them. “Not everyone is personally affected by a m...

Split portrays controversial representation of dissociative identity disorder

Split portrays controversial representation of dissociative identity disorder

Alexandra Sprouls ’19

February 28, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls   At the movie theater, one may feel awed, laugh or even cry when walking out. After viewing the film Split, many viewers left the theater offended by the lack of knowledge on dissociative identity disorder on the part of the writer. “I think identity disorders were depicted as non-human and just horribly overall throughout the film.” Jam...

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