This is the start of a blog about cool women. I’m not sure how proper it is to start such a column with a post about my own daughter. But here goes. The week before last, Elliot went on KQED forum and made herself very vulnerable talking about teen mental health.
She shared her experience with depression and anxiety, first in middle school and now as a high school junior. She did it to start working to combat the stigma around a problem plaguing as much as one-third of adolescents, disproportionately girls.