The Lambert Post

Mental Health Matters

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

October 29, 2019

Driven by high rates of youth suicide and depression, some states are now providing the legal backing for students to take a “mental health day”. Kids and teens are constantly growing, learning, and figuring out how to navigate the world. Add on the fact that many kids are dealing with anxiety ...

The unknown potential of the student ID

The student ID could potentially be symptomatic of standardization. Students are at risk of demoralization.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017

In the average school day, students obviously won’t spend much of their time thinking about their student ID. It is only a set of six meaningless digits that remain burned in the back of a student’s mind for twelve years. It’s how the school system recognizes an individual amongst thousands of...

Are girls more susceptible to depression?

Are girls more susceptible to depression?

Madeline Parris, Social Media Lead

March 30, 2017

Depression is a mental illness that affects everyday life-the way one might think, feel, and work. It stands in the way of daily activities such as moving around, going out, and carrying on a conversation. Depression comes in many different forms ranging from Perinatal Depression to Bipolar Depressio...

New bill would require Georgians to get a new prescription for controlled substances every five days

The new bill would require people with ADHD to see their doctor and get a new prescription every five days.

Emma North, Photography Editor

February 15, 2017

I sincerely thought it was fake. I was scrolling on the news app when I saw the headline, “Georgia bill would require new ADHD prescriptions every 5 days.” I thought maybe it was satire, until I noticed it was by CNN. The bill in question, bill 81 SB, was drafted by Sen. Renee Unterman in late ...

Humans of Lambert

Sitting outside by the tennis courts, freshmen Hanna Wood explains what it's like to have  ADHD and how it affects her life.

Emma North, Photography Editor

January 17, 2017

“When you have ADHD it’s like you can’t focus and you always have to be doing something with your hands and you tend to have a bit more energy than other people. Not a lot of people know that I have been diagnosed for ADHD but whenever I’m off my medicine people can definitely tell I’m a little...

An epidemic of unbelievable proportions

Over 10% of children age 5-12 have been diagnosed with ADHD

Bryan McKnight, staff writer

December 6, 2016

It’s undeniable. Politically correct culture dominates modern American Society. It seems these days that nearly everyone has something that makes them “different” from everybody else. Suggesting that some of these people aren’t actually at a disadvantage from the general population is a surefire...

A drawback to stress

A drawback to stress

Kathryn Raynor, Resident Artist

May 12, 2016

Stress affects everyone differently. For some, it may cause them to lash out at those around them, or perhaps it may cause them shut off all connections to their friends and family. It may cause them to condense everything they're feeling deep inside of them, or it may cause them to expel every mishap...

A healthy inclination

A healthy inclination

Kathryn Raynor, Resident Artist

May 10, 2016

Negative emotions often appear without warning. It's not always a choice to eliminate these emotions, but it is a choice in how to react to them. What people often fail to recognize is that there is a right and wrong way to react. The important thing that must be addressed is that they're dealt appropriately...

Stress prescribed to our generation and how the youth deals with it

Students are experiencing higher and higher amounts of stress as rigor increases and as colleges become more competitive.

Nusaybah Smith and Riley Findley, Associate Editor and Opinions Editor

May 3, 2016

“I wish I had the focus to study for this test, not to mention the essay I have coming up. It’s all so much, you know?” “Oh yeah, I definitely understand that. If you need any help go ahead and let me know.” “Well… you see, I haven’t gotten my diagnosis back, so I won’t get my...

Knitting my way to normalcy

2X2 ribbing on a hat that coincides with the stress of scholarship applications

Jessica Wilder, Senior Editor

April 1, 2016

My anxiety has this habit of creeping up on me; it’s like a stubborn child that doesn’t ever want to let go of a piggyback ride, so the arms just get tighter around my neck, and my throat starts to constrict. Sometimes I will go through periods where this demon will remain dormant for a little bit,...

Mental state: a portrait of unraveling

Mental state: a portrait of unraveling

Kathryn Raynor, Resident Artist

November 13, 2015

This image was created on the walls of the restaurant Umaido, where the owners of the store encourage customers to add their artistic touch. Inspired by the art made previously before me, I wanted my art to hold a message. Beginning as a seemingly ordinary face, i decided to mask the eyes and crown in...