• OliviaV

Maddie! I like how in depth you went about the actions of people who are suffering. I also found it interesting how you looked into how COVID has affected the mental state of some people. This is a very important topic, especially with the pandemic still surging around the...

Teen Suicide in Utah View Comment
  • @OliviaV
  • February 9, 2021

Zoe, this topic is so important to learn about. I like how you mentioned the most vulnerable groups and how they can be best protected. As a Utah resident, it makes me sad to know how many people, mostly teenagers, pass every year from suicide. This is an extremely...

This caught my eye right when I saw it. I checked the publishing date and was pulled in even more when I saw it was in January of 2020. This article talks about how there are only 3 cases currently in the United States, and about 2k globally. There...

No More Suicides! View Comment
  • @OliviaV
  • October 20, 2020

Leslie, this is a conversation that is so important and I'm glad that you wrote about it. Teen suicide is sadly something that is common. It is not hard to find someone that is struggling and needs help, yet everyone is too scared to talk about it because everyone...

Lisa, I commented on your last post about mental health and crime, and while I liked what you said there, I think this discussion is even better. I completely agree with the fact that true crime has many pros and cons to it. While there are some harmful...

Alvaro! Your post is so interesting. This is such an important topic that not enough people are talking about. I am very fond of the ocean and all of its creatures, and I find it so sad when I see pictures of a seals stomach cut open with pure...

True Crime and Compassion View Comment
  • @OliviaV
  • October 9, 2020

Lisa, I think that this is something really interesting. There is always two sides of any story, no matter who they are, or what they have done wrong. It is really difficult finding someone to place the blame on. While yes, the one why harms innocent people should be...

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