therapy http://kuow.org en Confessions Of A Teenage Tumblr Therapist http://kuow.org/post/confessions-teenage-tumblr-therapist <p>A study conducted since the beginning of time reveals that 100 percent of people are worried about something.</p><p>Today, Srikar Penumaka and Madeline Ewbank conquer fear and anxiety. First, we hear from fellow RadioActivian Isaac Noren in his poem "Growing Up Fast." Next, ex-blogger Maddie LeClair shares the story of her time as a teen Tumblr therapist. Then you’ll hear about the irrational fears of our hosts as well as the good people of Pike Place Market, including the secret horrors of saunas and bubble tea.</p><p>On a more serious note, some recent studies show that <a href="http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=By_Illness&amp;template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&amp;ContentID=88551">one in five teens struggles with clinical depression</a>. If you grapple with depression, or anything else really, and aren’t prepared to tell the people in your life about it, there are others out there ready to listen.</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:32:41 +0000 Srikar Penumaka & Madeline Ewbank & Isaac Noren & Maddie LeClair 17704 at http://kuow.org Confessions Of A Teenage Tumblr Therapist House Bill Would Regulate Conversion Therapy http://kuow.org/post/house-bill-would-regulate-conversion-therapy <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new House bill proposed by State Representative Marko </span>Liias<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> would establish a panel to investigate the effects of sexual orientation conversion therapy&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">-- also known as 'straight camp' --&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">for minors in Washington state. </span>Liias<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is one of several openly gay legislators in Washington, and he said in a press release that conversion therapy has “no basis in science or medicine, and it is vital that we bring together the proper health experts to better understand the impacts.”</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:53:34 +0000 PRODUCER 8594 at http://kuow.org House Bill Would Regulate Conversion Therapy