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Marijuana Might Be the Right Medicine for Bipolar Disorder

Read the full article on marijuana.com! When Kanye West released his ye album on June 1, 2018, it came with a brave disclaimer: “I hate being bipolar, it’s awesome.” I had a moment of appreciation for Kanye for disclosing this personal information with the world and…

June 20, 2018
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WE RISE BRINGS A POSITIVE MESSAGE TO DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES

Read the full recap on WeTakeNote.com! Earlier this year, Into Action took over downtown Los Angeles for a free, 10-day festival of music, art, and activism. Now, in honor of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, the same group of changemakers launched WE RISE on May 19. This wasn’t…

June 10, 2018
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10 Hip-Hop Songs to Soothe Your Mind

Read the full list on LAWeekly.com! Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May since 1949 and yet mental illness is still largely misunderstood and stigmatized. It’s still considered a weakness to ask for help. People with depression are still told to “cheer…

May 25, 2018
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SYLVAN LACUE: MUSIC’S BEST KEPT SECRET

Read the full article on WeTakeNote.com! Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce one of music’s best-kept secrets: Sylvan LaCue. Some of you may recognize him as QuEST, but he recently switched to his government name “Sylvan.” For ten years now, the Miami rapper has been…

March 13, 2018