My New Huffington Post Article on Stigma

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Hi There.  I’d love your feedback on this new article that I wrote for Huffington Post on my experience with stigma in a coffee shop.     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mental-illness-stigma-risky-business_us_57c753e8e4b06c750dd7cd7c?

How can a peer help you?

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Please have a look at my latest Huffington Post Article.  It discusses what peer providers are, and how they can help you or your loved one with a mental illness to get well.   Be well ~Emily

Single? Living with a mental illness?

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Hi Friends.  Being single isn’t easy.  Add a mental illness to the picture, and it’s REALLY not easy.   In this article that I wrote for Huffington Post, I talk frankly about this experience.  Hope it helps!  You are not alone. Be Well ~Emily  

As seen in Huffington Post

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  Hi There.   Here is an article that I wrote for Huffpo on mental illness stigma.  It’s entitled: Mental Illness Stigma: Overcoming the ‘Scarlet Letter’ of Our Times.  Please let me know what you think!

Taking my body back from Bipolar, One Bite at a Time

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      To say that I was concerned with weight and my body from an early age is the understatement of the century.  At ten years old, I noticed that my body was “fuller” than the other girls in leotards at dance class, and decided to start dieting.  I figured that if I dieted as a […]

Kermit the Frog’s Whispering Campaign Revisited

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Hi there.  Submitting this one to Huffpo.  It’s an oldie that I revised and added to.  Your feedback welcome:) How Kermit the Frog’s “Whispering Campaign” Can Help End Mental Illness Stigma In one of my favorite scenes from “The Muppets Take Manhattan,” Kermit the Frog has a plan to get his Broadway show, “Manhattan Melodies”, […]

On Suicide Prevention Week

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For those of you who did not know, this week is National Suicide Prevention Week, and tomorrow is World Suicide Prevention Day.    In honor of this incredibly important week, I would like to share a poem that I found:“There is a brokenness out of which comes the unbroken,a shatterdeness out of which blooms the unshatterable.There […]