Category Archives: stigma

Announcement: HBO’s ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia’

I’m still on an HBO Documentary stint, so forgive me. October was Dyslexia Awareness Month and I wanted to pass this info along here. HBO premiered a documentary entitled ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” on Monday and it will be … Continue reading

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What It’s Like To Hear Voices from The Children Who Do

I came across this video and thought I would share it here. It was put together by UK based Voice Collective and features 5 young people (13-18 years) who hear voices. It is meant to raise awareness and challenge the … Continue reading

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Stigma- What It Is and Why It Gets In The Way of Children Receiving Mental Health Treatment

Today is the American Psychological Association’s Mental Health Blog Party. The purpose is to educate others about mental health, promote healthy living, and decrease the stigma associated with mental health. Since I have a strong interest in stigma (my major … Continue reading

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Issues Faced By HIV-infected Children & How You Can Help

This week’s news included the official launch of “Believe it. Do it.” an action campaign by UNAIDS to help end new HIV infections among children by the year 2015. In launching the campaign, it was cited that 390,000 children become … Continue reading

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