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Wishlist from a Struggler

August 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s happened to all of us. We hear of someone else’s illness or misfortune, and we feel bad for them. Or, maybe we’re frightened or triggered because we’re reminded [...]

Overheard in the Coffee Shop

August 6, 2019 // 1 Comment

Content warning: suicide My name is not Alan Smithee. Unlike the Hollywood directors who ran from their projects, I want to attach my name to this post. I just can’t. There [...]

When Netflix Traumatizes You

June 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” is a breathtaking masterpiece and searing indictment of the American criminal justice system. The four-episode, Netflix series [...]

Sweatpants & Sanity | The ‘S’ Word

July 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

It has become increasingly apparent to me that one of the biggest hurdles for people who want to help loved ones suffering from mental illness is empathy. The ability to walk [...]
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