Month: May 2022

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How Do We Talk About Guns And Mental Health?

Disclaimer: This is not a blog post about guns. This is a mental health blog. That said, I do believe that we need gun laws to prevent unspeakable tragedies like these from occurring again. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s­ apparently National Gun Violence Month, so here we are – engaging in heated […]

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The Mental Toll of Gun Violence

The Mental Toll of Gun Violence Guns are capable of inflicting two types of damage – physical and mental. Though to take someone’s life is far worse than any other effect a gun can have, that does not mean that we should not think about how gun violence can psychologically affect those near it and […]

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Think Stigma Isn’t Real? Think Again.

You may or may not know about the court case involving the actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard. In 2018, Heard wrote in the Washington Post about being physically abused. Now, “Depp is suing for $50 million in damages and denies ever being physically violent with Heard. Heard is countersuing for $100 million […]

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Censoring Schizophrenia

The word “schizophrenia” carries lots of negative connotations and stigma – erasing those associations are one of the principal goals of Michelle’s company. In Canada, however, some companies are removing the word from their names in order to make it easier to raise funds and support for schizophrenia research and treatment. One example is the […]

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