Carleton University’s Continued Mental Health Failures

For roughly two years I have been fighting to get my life back on track since trying to take my own life in the spring of 2020. Bipolar disorder (type 1), has not made this easy. At the time I was a graduate student in Sociology and Anthropology department at Carleton University.  I encountered several serious problems, the most glaring a lack mental health resources. It was incredibly frustrating and demoralizing to repeatedly request more ...continue


Mental Illness Fallout: Carleton and Infosec

It’s difficult not to consider the effects of my illness on my ability to find and keep a job. It’s starting to look like the effects of my last suicide attempt might be permanent. If I’m lucky I get 2-3 “good” hours a day and I don’t think I could hold down a full time job. I don’t know how to feel about that, it’s just another layer of garbage that has been piled on. ...continue


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