An Unashamed Crazy Guinea Pig Lady


Differences are only bad if society decides they are

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Physical features


Stigma in the ER

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Come on, big boy


Maybe some opinions don’t deserve to see the light of day

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Should people from marginalized groups be represented by one of their own on film?

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Representation issues


Vaccines are here, but will people take them?

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The vaccine options


Clearing up some of the myths about self-harm

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When parents go to court to exert control

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The slippery slope of narcissistic personality disorder and mental illness stigma

Reproduction of Narcissus by Caravaggio — public domain

And yet, when it comes to narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), all of a sudden there are boatloads of people all over the internet becoming armchair diagnosticians and talking about “narcissistic abuse.”


Being effective in challenging mental illness stigma

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Ashley L. Peterson

Mental health blogger | Former MH nurse | Living with depression | Author of 3 books, latest is Managing the Depression Puzzle | mentalhealthathome.org

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