“Not a cure-all”

May 24, 2019

“I couldn’t sleep when the baby slept because I felt like they might stop breathing. I didn’t real...

Life Inside the “Not-So Padded Walls”

Life Inside the “Not-So Padded Walls”

November 29, 2017

Mary Lambert’s* glass was full to the brim with her newly discovered concoction, sweet tea mixed with raspberry juice.  She devoured her chicken nuggets dipped in honey mustard, sitting next to her roommate as they got to know each other. The growling stomachs, rush to get food and loud conversations were the only commonalities between her life at Ridgeview Institute, an intensive care unit in Smyrna, GA, and her life at Decatur.

Decatur High School, GA