Posts Tagged ‘Stigma’

9 Inspiring People Tackling Depression, Anxiety And Mental Health Stigma On Instagram

We can make connections online with people like us that we might never encounter IRL. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Deconstructing Stigma: Picturing the Beauty in Life

Editor’s note: Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life is a public awareness campaign developed by McLean Hospital to spark conversation not only about behavioral and mental health but also about the stigma that surrounds it. The campaign features compelling stories from people across the United States who have been affected by […]

Mom Breaks Down Stigma Around Daughter’s Birthmark With Gorgeous Photos

Six-month-old Charlie Crenshaw is a vibrant baby girl with a beautiful smile, but people don’t always notice that at first. Instead, they tend to ask, “What’s wrong with her face?” A day in the sixties. ☀️ A photo posted by k a t i e • c r e n s h a w (@katiemcrenshaw) […]

ICYMI: The Stigma Against Egg Donors And How Parents Misjudge Their Kids

ICYMI Health features what we’re reading this week.  This week, we took in stories of pregnancy, miscarriage, adoption and motherhood. Inspired by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s announcement that they had miscarried multiple time before becoming pregnant, our colleague Anna Almendrala penned a beautiful essay about her own pregnancy loss.  Across the Internet, Amy Klein, […]

Ugandans Celebrate Gay Pride, But Stigma Tempers Joy

ENTEBBE, Uganda (Reuters) – Several dozen Ugandans marked Gay Pride on Saturday, cheering that such a parade could go ahead in a country that only last year tried to impose long jail terms for gay sex. At a secluded beach in Entebbe, on Lake Victoria just outside the capital Kampala, a group of about 70 […]

24 Spot-On Illustrations That Combat Mental Health Stigma

Sometimes simplicity is the best way to make a point. After seeing firsthand how mental illness can take a toll, Marissa Betley decided to sketch out how it truly feels to struggle with a mental health disorder. She then posted the minimalist illustrations on Instagram. The results are simple, yet powerful — and thus, Project […]

Demi Lovato On Fighting Mental Illness Stigma And Finding Peace

If there’s one thing singer-songwriter Demi Lovato knows how to do, it’s express her emotions on stage, detailing her trials and triumphs with mental illness through her lyrics. But in her downtime, she’s also a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and acceptance, speaking publicly about her experience with bipolar disorder and addiction. “I want […]

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

But half of those surveyed said they’d want to help their co-worker healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

In Poorest States, Political Stigma Is Depressing Participation In Health Law

Inside the sleek hillside headquarters of Valley Health Systems, built with a grant from the health care law, two employees played an advertisement they had helped produce to promote the law’s insurance coverage for young, working-class West Virginians. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the […]

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