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The country is on edge. Here’s how these women are coping with the anxiety.

By tamika-lewis | November 7, 2020 | Anxiety

Autumn Alexander, a 17-year-old living in Baltimore, couldn’t vote this election. But for hours, she watched the results from the presidential race trickle in with her family, realizing that the outcome would intimately affect her life as she starts adulthood, from her job prospects to access to health care. When it became increasingly clear that the results wouldn’t be announced that night, her “anxiety got really, really bad,” she says. She didn’t get to sleep until around 2 a.m., and the sleep she did get was “the toss-and-turn kind.” She woke at 7:30 a.m. to get ready for online learning.

A Mother’s Response to George Floyd

By tamika-lewis | May 31, 2020 | Anxiety

The black American psyche has been rattled once again. I tremble to think there is no end in sight.

The Cannabis Cure for Anxiety

By tamika-lewis | December 30, 2019 | Anxiety

In California, cannabis stores are found on every corner, wedged in between nail shops, 7-elevens, and banks. They are so accessible and elegantly designed, housing hundreds of trendy wax pens that have attracted quite the cult following. An increasing number of people now rely on a mid-day puff or two to stave off anxiety. 20-30% of people with an anxiety disorder consume cannabis daily.

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