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Having A Mental Health Problem Does Not Make Me A Mass Murderer

There has been much speculation about what happened aboard Germanwings Flight 9525 on Tuesday that led to its catastrophic crash. The tragedy in the French Alps claimed 150 lives and shocked the world. 437 more words

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Germanwings Crash and Mental Illness Stigma: Here We Go Again

The dialogues we’re seeing around Andreas Lubitz and the Germanwings plane crash play out exactly the same narratives that we seen in the media whenever there’s an atrocity. 561 more words

Will #77 Do The Trick? ~~~ ECT (Electro convulsive therapy)

A few people have e-mailed me asking about information on ECT.  There are sites that provide procedures and research, but I found none that were clear enough to link. 1,072 more words


Looking back

I have spent a huge amount of my life pretending everything was fine.  But the truth was: I was barely holding it all together.  Using glue to hold the pieces in place.  388 more words

Jonathan & Charlotte Amaze Everyone On Britian's Got Talent

A friend posted this on Facebook and after watching it I knew I wanted to post it here.  The focus of this video is the overweight 17 year old.  137 more words



When I read that a plane had crashed in the French Alps, I had a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. Plane crashes are always triggering for me, but this particular news made me feel uneasy. 411 more words

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