Q: How has school influenced your mental state during this first month?

G.T. Mental state definitely deteriorates overall, the stress of school alongside sports impacts my sleep schedule negatively.


Q: Has there been a change in your friend’s demeanor since school started?

M.A. “I wouldn’t say their demeanor has changed, but their friend group. Which kinda results into them acting differently.”


Q: How do you check in on your friends?

M.A. “I usually text them, saying that I’m checking in on them to see how they’re doing, if they’re having a rough day. I never do it out of the ordinary.”


Q: Has a conflict ever emerged from trying to check in on a friend?

G.T. “Um, not really no, most of them are pretty grateful.”