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VIDEO: Re: Shane Dawson and Eugenia Cooney

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

If you don't know who Shane Dawson is, he's a very famous Youtuber whose vast amount of subscribers check in on him to see long, expose style mini-documentaries on relevant internet topics. Most recently, he did a video titled "The Return of Eugenia Cooney." It's really excellent and I recommend you watch it, it'll give… Continue reading VIDEO: Re: Shane Dawson and Eugenia Cooney

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VIDEO: Look! Something fun! A DORM HAUL!

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

I talk about super depressing stuff all the time so here's something very fun: a dorm haul!! For my freshman year at college! ME! College! Sorry for the blurriness! Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JY9RSxKxg50&t=116s

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VIDEO: 3 Days in a Mentally Ill Life

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

Below is a video I made documenting 3 days in my life. I discuss panic attacks, PTSD, anxiety, dermatillomania, and my eating disorder. If seeing tears is unpalatable to you, steer clear, but otherwise I hope this is informative and offers good insight! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtnKY4k7RF8

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VIDEO: Mental Illness Assumptions

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

I've made a video with a list of assumptions that people often make about mental illness, and their refutations. Below that is a brief summary of what I said. I hope it's informative! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIdvtdfa8NY Mentally ill people are violent.So around 60% of Americans believe that there is a correlation between violence and mental illness. In… Continue reading VIDEO: Mental Illness Assumptions

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VIDEO: Dermatillomania (Skin-Picking) in Pictures

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

Below is a video that I made of my skin-picking story, and pictures of my journey. I hope this sheds some light on a pretty shrouded disorder. The transcript is below it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBsi0C0SelE Hey everyone! My name is Olivia and I run a little blog called Millennial Girl Interrupted, the link to which you can… Continue reading VIDEO: Dermatillomania (Skin-Picking) in Pictures

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VIDEO: My Mental Illness Timeline: A Descent into Suicide and a Rise into Recovery

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

Below is a copy of the original transcript for the following video. In it, I discuss my mental health timeline from childhood through my first hospitalizations. Please be warned, there is lots of discussion of self harm and suicide, as well as a brief picture of blood. If those will be upsetting to you, please… Continue reading VIDEO: My Mental Illness Timeline: A Descent into Suicide and a Rise into Recovery

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VIDEO: Daily Anorexia Recovery and the Exchange System

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

I made a quick video to accompany an explanation of the exchange system, which is a method of meal planning that I was introduced to in treatment. Read on, try to ignore how flushed I am, and make sure to watch in HD 1080! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2ZdAqaAAAo One exchange is, essentially, a quantity of food that can… Continue reading VIDEO: Daily Anorexia Recovery and the Exchange System

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VIDEO: A Mental Health “Haul”

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

Below is a video I put together in which I show you all an accumulation of little gifts, books, and trinkets that I accrued over the last month or so and that I'd recommend and/or wanted to share. These items both enhance my mental health and promote mental health awareness. Hope you enjoy, and remember… Continue reading VIDEO: A Mental Health “Haul”

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VIDEO: “Ed” as an Abusive Inner Voice

Olivia

Founder of Millennial Girl, Interrupted, a senior in a small Connecticut high school. I've been through many treatments and recoveries and am eager to share the lessons I've learned!

The following is a video essay that I put together on the topic of the distinctive and abusive eating disordered voice. I put a lot of heart into it, despite the first couple of minutes being blurry(!)- which turning it to HD will help with- but you can also read the transcript below the video,… Continue reading VIDEO: “Ed” as an Abusive Inner Voice