The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.

posts by Iva Faber



April 2014

My Freshman Year at CU

by Iva Faber, on Mental Health, April 2014

Life as a freshman far from home, in a new environment, doing something I’ve never done before, is difficult and scary, but navigating that while in the middle of a full-blown relapse seemed impossible. This was my reality though: I’ve struggled with mental illness for at least 5 years. When I arrived on campus, I thought I was someplace where I could be real, where I could be…