The true meaning of diversity and inclusion is a place where what you can offer is the overriding factor, regardless of race, religion, gender or disability.
A personal story about dealing with AoD duties, high school, mental health, and depression.
A study from Victoria University invites siblings of people diagnosed with mental health issues to participate in research, to find out more about the impact of family stigma.
Trying to sleep, working at sleep are exercises in futility. You close your eyes and peer into the dark, scratchy sandpaper which is the inside of your eyelid. This is the torture of insomnia.
Getting to the core of sleep disorder. To start sleeping at night and not dreading it.
An introduction post from one of our members of the My Disability Matters Community.
Autism is not a mental illness. There are loads of things on the list the NT’s need to think about.
Anything can happen to you when you’re not looking at life through the muddy lenses of sorrow and depression. So, if you find yourself depressed, seek help. Keep seeking until you get it.
Bipolar one disorder is a brain chemistry disorder. Yes, it is all in my head, quite literally. Get the chemistry right and voila! I’m back!
It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch.
I’ve been down the dark side of the “Be a real man and suffer in silence” approach to mental illness and it’s definitely not the way to go!
I’m climbing to the top of the mountain of this depression. If the depression won’t lift, then I must climb above it. It’s the only way of escape I can think of.
We all belong to society one way or the other. We all walk through life whether we are immigrants, disabled or have other challenges.
When you’re climbing out of a depression, grab all the joy you can!