The Stigma of Mental Illness

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I want to talk about the stigma of mental illness. It is something that has affected my life dramatically, and something that I still find myself trying to navigate. In some ways, mental illness reminds me of addictions. There are functioning addicts — like my…

DIARY OF WEARY SEATTLE TRAVELER

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December 27

9:00 am

Wake up to cheerful message alert on phone. Loosely translated: “So sorry to have ruined your trip. Flight canceled. Please do call and muddle your way through twenty hours of horrific hold music so we can offer you unsatisfactory options and…

Saipanhayden

I am an intervention coordinator at a large Title 1 middle school. I care deeply about people and I like to find solutions if I can. Life is hard. Let's be kind

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