Mental Illness

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Taboo Topic: Mental Illness [schizophrenia] – meet Hilary Mushambi (nee Peer)

i am so super grateful for another brave person sharing a story that deals with mental illness as i imagine this has to be something that makes you feel cut off from society at large, because there is often stigma attached and just lack of information for those on the outside as it were. Especially with a word like schizophrenia that so many of us had heavily incorrect perceptions of when growing up. So thank [...]

Taboo Topic: Living with Disability – meet Shaina Cilimberg [Aspergers Disorder]

My name is Shaina Cilimberg and I am almost 27 years old. I was diagnosed with Asperger's in the Dark Age, the 2000s. Back then, there was limited knowledge on Asperger's Disorder. It was a time when mental illness was seen as demon possession or an excuse for sin. While Satan does attack everyone's (neurotypical or not) minds, mental illness is not demon possession. Demon possession has more to do with the individual, not with [...]

By |2016-12-02T17:27:57+00:00September 30th, 2014|pain and Hope, Taboo Topics, thorts of other people|15 Comments