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?
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
Please check out my Huffington Post blog to hear my take on the possibility of mental health recovery. Be Well ~Emily
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
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!
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 […]
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”, […]
Perhaps you read the book The Scarlet Letter in high school. In this book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the protagonist, Hester Prynne, commits adultery and becomes pregnant. As a result, she is forced to wear a scarlet letter “A” (for affair and adultery) on her dress as a sign of shame, and is scorned by the […]
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 […]