Blog Posts - Stigma



The Illusion of a Well Maintained Addiction

by Recovery Advocates on Aug 19, 2015

Double Feature Spotlight ~ Lets Talk Gambling & Mental Health

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends & Visitors, I thought I would share a few special people with you today. It has been a while since I have shared about how things have gone with my mental health since starting at a new behavioral center here in...

VIDEO: YouTuber Opens up About Her Depression

In the video below, YouTuber Laci Green opens up about her struggle with depression in an attempt to destigmatize the mental illness.   The post VIDEO: YouTuber Opens up About Her Depression appeared first on Lakehouse Recovery Center.
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 23, 2015

"I'm not crazy; I'm mentally ill."

When I was 13 years old, my mother threatened to take me to a psychiatrist. Well, she positioned it as a threat, anyway. We had just moved to a new city and I started at a new school midway through my freshman year. To say I wasn’t happy about leav...
by Writing - It's My Thing on Jun 9, 2015

Who Wants to be an Alcoholic?

The social stigma of being an alcoholic prevents many from coming into recovery and treating their illness. And it is an illness but it takes time to realise that – a physiological, psychological, emotional, cognitive, behavioural and spiritual dis...

Demi Lovato Named the Face of Mental Health Awareness Campaign

I realize that bipolar disorder may be a part of my life, but it isn’t who I am. Popular singer, songwriter Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder five years ago. Before being diagnosed, she didn’t know what was wrong with her an...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 2, 2015

Demi Lovato On Fighting Mental Illness Stigma And Finding Peace – Huffington Post

pay per click Huffington Post Demi Lovato On Fighting Mental Illness Stigma And Finding PeaceHuffington PostIf there's one thing singer-songwriter Demi Lovato knows how to do, it's express her emotions on stage, detailing her trials and trium...
by Demi Lovato fan club... on Jun 1, 2015

The Butterfly Effect

If you have been following my blog since the very beginning, you'd find multiple posts where I have made snide remarks about my college. College was traumatic, to say the least and when a lot of people describe it as the best time of their lives, I f...
by Petrichor and Clouds on May 27, 2015

Language Matters

Stomp out…Combat...Fight against…Beat…Battle…these are the words of aggression and war. These are the words also commonly used to rally support to overcome illness. When we think of pervasive diseases such as cancer or diabetes, most do not q...

Mengenal, Mencegah dan Mengobati Penyakit Kanker

Upaya penanganan penyakit kanker – Seperti yang telah banyak diungkap dan dijelaskan di berbagai media, dan juga telah diketahui oleh Sahabat Informasi Kesehatan bahwa stigma yang umum dan berkembang pada kebanyakan masyarakat kita bahwa penyakit k...
by Informasi Kesehatan on May 18, 2015

Marrying Young - Is There a Stigma?

I recently read the article: "I'm Getting Married at 22 and Apparently That Upsets People on the Internet" and couldn't help but feel for Shelbie Thilmony.I married young. I was 19 when we got engaged and 21 when I got married to my husband (who was...
by Before and After Baby on May 15, 2015

PSA From Celebrities About Mental Health Stigma

In the PSA below, celebrities speak up about the stigma surrounding mental health issues and hope to promote acceptance and awareness. Use #iamstigmafree to help support.   Click HERE for the full article by Amanda Chan on Yahoo Health. The pos...
by Recovery Advocates on May 5, 2015

Patients feel stigma, discrimination when living with hepatitis

Provided by Healio April 23, 2015 VIENNA — After receiving their diagnoses, patients with viral hepatitis report suffering stigma and discrimination at the hands of family, friends, employers and even health care practitioners, according to a sur...
by Hepatitis C Research and News on Apr 23, 2015

Manett Official Music Video Release “Treehouse”

The post Manett Official Music Video Release “Treehouse” appeared first on Glitter and Stilettos Lifestyle Fashion Indie Music.
by Glitter and Stilettos on Apr 10, 2015

The (In)Complete Woman?

As human beings, we need not agree with each other on every topic. Differences of opinion arise and that is only natural. Most definitely, when I disagree with someone, I refrain from making comment, lest it turn into an argument, and I suck at argum...
by Petrichor and Clouds on Apr 8, 2015

A Conversation With Robert Uttaro, Rape Crisis Counselor and Author of "To The Survivors"

It's a bad time to be a woman. There's a cliched understatement! Was there ever a good time to be a woman? Chances are, if you are a woman, especially in India, you were killed while you were in your mother's womb. If you made it out alive, you were...
by Petrichor and Clouds on Mar 24, 2015

Download Kaze no Stigma Subtitle Indonesia (Tamat)

Sinopsis: Yagami Kazuma pada awalnya bagian dari keluarga Kannagi, keluarga dihormati pengguna api yang memiliki afinitas untuk api. Namun, setelah dengan mudah dikalahkan oleh sepupunya Ayano dan tidak memiliki bakat apapun dalam sihir api, Kazuma...
by ANIME Repost on Mar 23, 2015

Stigma — A daily journal to be happier and more self-aware

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by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Mar 23, 2015

So, How Does One Recover From Gambling Addiction, Mental Illness & Behavioral Problems? They Call This Dual Diagnosis. . .

Hello Recovery Friends, and Welcome All Visitors,     . . So how does one recover from gambling addiction while living with mental illness? It can be difficult and a bumpy ride, but it can be done. I did it, and am doing it, and you can too...

A Special Re-Share From My Friend Rhonda Johnson’s Important Blog

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends, I happen to see this on my good friend Rhonda Johnson’s blog, and I find appropriate to share here. To me, it’s important to continue to talk about Mental Health issues, as many of us have a daily chall...


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