Leia Rivera

Leia Rivera is currently a sophomore student at Georgia State University. Formerly a dancer, she has struggled with eating disorders, depression, and anxiety since the age of nine. She is currently recovered, and looks forward to finishing her degree and achieving a future.

The most common cases of Xanax overdose are found when taken with alcohol.

Why You Shouldn't Mix Xanax with Alcohol

By Leia Rivera

The most common cases of Xanax overdose are found when taken with alcohol, as it readily dissolves in alcohol and is commonly m... Continue Reading

CBT vs. DBT: Is One Better Than the Other?

By Leia Rivera

These two most prevalent types of treatment have differences that could affect which one could better benefit a patient. Continue Reading

self-harming

Behind-the-Scenes of Self-Harm: What People Don’t Know

By Leia Rivera

One writer shares what it was really like to struggle with self-harming habits, why she did it, and how it has affected various... Continue Reading

4 Types of Social Media Posts That Trigger Eating Disorders

By Leia Rivera

Social media has allowed humanity to connect with each other at an unprecedented level. Every great invention, however, has its... Continue Reading

Woman suffers from anorexia

The Effects of Anorexia on the Body

By Leia Rivera

Due to societal pressurse, anorexia nervosa has become a widespread serious mental condition. Continue Reading

The Purple Drink: How “Lean” Affects the Body

By Leia Rivera

Artists, such as Lil Wayne, DJ Screw, and Future praised its effects and promoted the use of lean, claiming that this “dirty sp... Continue Reading

Why Some People Get Hives From Alcohol

By Leia Rivera

Though an actual alcohol allergy is rarely seen in the general populace, an allergic reaction to a component of an alcoholic be... Continue Reading

What to Do When You Have No One to Turn To

By Leia Rivera

For those who find themselves in this difficult situation, don’t lose hope—there are still ways to go through treatment success... Continue Reading

Selena Gomez on the red carpet

Selena Gomez Introduces “DBT” to the Public

By Leia Rivera

More and more celebrities in recent times have spoken out about the benefits of therapy, but Selena Gomez’s recent Vogue interv... Continue Reading

person thinking about getting help for addiction

5 Signs That It’s Time to Get Help NOW

By Leia Rivera

In general, there are several events along the way that lead to this moment, some being easier to recognize than others. Continue Reading