Struggles With Mental Illness In College
By Zach Foster
I wasn’t officially diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia until I was twenty years old. Yet I started to notice problems when I was seventeen years old. I was gradually seeing changes in my personality as well as losing interest in my activities and hobbies. None of this made any sense to me when I was going through it and was quite scary.
Until I began having problems I was involved in many of the activities my small town high school had to offer. I was also one the best and smartest students in my class. I even had an active social life outside of my school activities. In short, I was a typical teenage male.
Shortly after I turned seventeen, I began to notice some changes in myself during the fall of my junior year. I started to…
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