Category: Shared

We don’t see things the way they are. We see them the way we are.

This is an incredibly insightful post about how profoundly our interactions with others are interpreted through our own perceptions. We can never escape completely our perceptions because they are a product of everything that has ever happened to us. “My own experience in counselling…

Bipolar Disorder Basic Fact Sheet

World Bipolar Day!

The Stigma Fighters | Fighting The Stigma Of Mental Illness One Story At A Time

Stigma Fighters is a blog series about real people living with mental illness. The site aims to raise awareness about mental illness. It addresses stigma by creating a platform for people to share their personal stories and experiences battling mental illness. Sharing personal stories from…

Feisty Stigma Fighter Video

This sassy, to-the-point video exposes the reality of not just stigma surrounding mental health, but blatant neglect and unsympathetic treatment of those suffering from mental illness. It’s almost as though when someone is open enough to share their illness, there is still that lack…

Depression, Success, And Lies Of The Mind

Originally posted on The Dish:
by Elizabeth Nolan Brown Yesterday I bemoaned those who would turn Robin Williams’ death into a mandatory mass therapy session. But that isn’t to say I don’t appreciate some of the conversation his suicide is provoking. If you’ve never been clinically depressed, the…

Fox Business Commentator Tells Caller That Her Bipolar Disorder Is Imaginary

This is an example of blatant and condescending stigmatization of mental illness. Fox business commentator tells caller that her bipolar disorder is imaginary. It is the most ignorant, uneducated, condescending I’ve actually heard. This guy’s arguments are so flawed that I can’t even…ahhh! Please,…

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