I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER

Mar 20, 19 I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER

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I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER by Britt Kelleher from ANAD Part One: Raisin Bran and Other Painful Things Dinner comes late in the Kelleher household. With four children, my mother is a rather busy woman, and, frankly, remembering dinner’s daily occurrence isn’t her forte. This story begins on one of those...

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Your shame about my mental health problems

Mar 15, 19 Your shame about my mental health problems

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From Time to Change Others are more ashamed of my mental health problems than me “Crazy Eddie” is a nickname one of my British school teachers gave me when I was attending primary school in West Africa, in an end of term review. I faked laughing along as I was mocked, as I had become accustomed to it, and beamed a...

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5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child With Depression

Mar 13, 19 5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child With Depression

Posted by in Bipolar and Depression

By Daniela McVicker from NAMI 5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child With Depression As a parent, you need to be prepared for dealing with problems—big and small. That includes taking care of your child’s mental health. It’s important to step up when things get serious. Teen depression is not as rare as we’d like it to be. In fact,...

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Ableism… is this a real thing?

Mar 11, 19 Ableism… is this a real thing?

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Ableism… is this a real thing? Yes! Although it may sound like an odd word it is a concept that has gained lots of legitimacy. Ableism is a set of values that places non-disabled individuals above disabled individuals. It is the belief that certain talents or tasks can only be accomplished by people without a diagnosis. Its...

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What is anorexia?

Feb 26, 19 What is anorexia?

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Anorexia is not just about weight There are many misconceptions about what anorexia (or anorexia nervosa) is and what it looks like. Some think if you’re super thin that means you’re anorexic. You may because you don’t eat much or obsess about your weight means you’re anorexic. Even worse, some may think...

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