Awareness About Binge Drinking

Staff didn't know if she would wake up

Six months ago, Hanna Lottritz planned on having a fun day out with friends at a music festival. She blacked out before midnight, and woke up in the hospital—to find that she had been in an alcohol-induced coma for two days. Lottritz, who turned 21 earlier this month, wrote a poignant blog  sharing her story.

On the Days I Just Can't, This Is What I Need

Sometimes my brain can barely function properly.

Sometimes it takes every ounce of strength to get out of bed and move to the couch.

Sometimes taking a shower takes a Herculean effort. I can’t sleep. I can’t eat. Even when things aren’t that bad, I feel terrible because I feel terrible. It shouldn’t be so much work going about the business of everyday life.

Why? Because I have a number of mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety.

Symptoms of Depression

If you are experiencing feelings of hopelessness that you can’t seem to shake, review the following symptoms of depression to see if you could be suffering from depression:

Energy Therapies Breaking New Ground

During a negative life event, the amygdala, the part of the brain that monitors the “fight or flight” system, holds on to the negative event which continues to repeat itself over and over. This is called a “the pain of a thought” and occurs at the cellular level. Energy therapies reduce or neutralize that “pain” so that the negative event can be forgotten, and life can become less stressful and produce peace of mind in an individual.

I hope you never understand

I hope you never know what it’s like to wake up and wish you hadn’t. Not because you’re tired and you want another few minutes of sleep; not because you’re hungover; not because it’s Monday and you don’t want to go to work.I mean you wake up, and you realize tomorrow came — and it’s not a good feeling. I mean you wake up and you open your eyes, only to close them right away and silently will yourself away from it all. I mean you wake up and you are disappointed that you didn’t, by some miracle, die in your sleep.


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