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On Bustle: How You Might Be Promoting Mental Health Stigma

On Bustle: How You Might Be Promoting Mental Health Stigma

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Few of us would ever want to do harm with our words; in an ideal world, we’d all strive to be sensitive to those around us and to avoid denigrating or abusive language. Awareness campaigns and activism have contributed to some encouraging trends towards more inclusive language surrounding race, gender, abilities and body size, yet cultural blindspots remain — and the sphere of mental and emotional health is one arena where stigma still abounds. And these stigmas aren't harmless — they have grave implications for those among us who deal with psychological conditions by deepening personal shame and isolation. [Read More

Women Lead the Way Against Islamophobia, xenophobia (On Middle East Eye)

Women Lead the Way Against Islamophobia, xenophobia (On Middle East Eye)

Has the movement to prevent gun violence hit a tipping point? (on Waging Nonviolence)

Has the movement to prevent gun violence hit a tipping point? (on Waging Nonviolence)