Students embrace the healing power of ‘cathartic screaming’ to cope with stress

By Jade Wilson

Department of Dramatic Art’s Professional Actor Training Program graduates (from left) Sanjana Taskar, Omolade Wey, Jamar Jones, and AhDream Smith lead a cathartic scream on UNC’s Polk Place. (Jade Wilson/Carolina Connection)

How do you relieve stress? Meditation, journaling, and deep breathing are typical go-to methods, but what about screaming? Yesterday was Arts Everywhere Day on campus, an annual effort to engage the Carolina community with art and performances. And one of the events was a collective, cathartic screaming session.

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