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How the “Laziness Myth” Affects Those with Mental Illness

As I have navigated a variety of mental and physical health challenges, I have learned just how damaging this myth can be.

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Finding Emotional Well-Being as an Indigenous Woman in America

Our complex and traumatic history, ongoing oppression and internal identity crises all weigh heavily on our emotional well-being and mental health.

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How to Describe Borderline Personality Disorder to Those Who Don’t Understand

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Why Labels Can Be Harmful When You Have Mental Illness

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My Son’s Breakup Was About My Mental Illness

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How I Dealt with Mental Health Discrimination in the Church

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My Experience with Diagnostic Overshadowing

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Overcoming Stigma: Helping People Accept Their Mental Illness Diagnoses

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How Kate Spade’s Suicide Opened My Eyes to the Impact of Stigma

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Veterans’ Mental Health Myths That Should Be Dispelled

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