My last post touched upon the responsibility we all have in ending discrimination of any kind. The idea that each day we can choose either peace or prejudice, simply by the language we use has remained with me ever since. I’ve had long periods of frustration where I haven’t been able to put feelings into words … More Stigma is a four letter word.
Remember the mental health awareness course I went on last week? It was Part 2 yesterday. The same ideas about depression being more of a lifestyle choice than an illness were not only revisited but reinforced by the trainers. After one too many discussions about mental health issues as if the people affected by them … More Peace or prejudice? You choose. Right now.
I took part in a mental health awareness training course yesterday. It turned out to be a real eye-opener and I’ve spent most of today trying to process my feelings about it. We covered the symptoms and causes of depression and it was the latter that unsettled me the most. The trainer asked the group … More The Witch of Misery