By Rita Giordano, Staff Writer, The Inquirer
With her friendly smile, firm handshake, and stylishly oversize glasses, it’s hard to imagine Eva Haydu, 17, not fitting in, let alone feeling unbearably sad.
Yet not long ago, that was so. She didn’t want to go to school. She gave up running track; she was too stressed, too easily tired. She was taken to a hospital because she felt like hurting herself.
Some people at Gateway Regional High School “didn’t understand how it feels to have anxiety,” the junior said. “I was depressed.”