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Buzzfeed Petition

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Abuse Netiots Stigma The InterNet

lease sign the petition at the site.

Is “It Does Something” A Reason for Supporting Murphy’s Law?

Posted on May 18, 2015 in Accountability Insurance Medical Ethics Psycho-bunk Stigma

Yes, do something about the mental illness crisis — but not this. Murphy and his principal allies are untrustworthy.

Selected as a Bipolar Blog of the Year

Posted on May 15, 2015 in Bipolar Disorder Gratitude

It is nice to know that I am seen out there along some of the best.

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Are Mental Hospitals Going to Be Better Than Jails?

Posted on May 14, 2015 in Hospitals and Prisons Medical Ethics Psycho-bunk Stigma

We cannot afford lazy, disingenuous, and stigmatizing alternatives. They will be the end of our freedom and our recovery.

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Is “High Functioning” Stigmatizing?

Posted on May 8, 2015 in Civic Responsibility Stigma

“High functioning” has more to do with balancing bureaucratic costs than the welfare of the patient.

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Lost And Desperate

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Anxiety Paranoia & Delusions

Where had it gone? Where could I have transported it to?

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What is Stigma?

Posted on May 6, 2015 in Accountability Bigots Stigma

The Devil is not the Prince of Matter; the Devil is the arrogance of spirit, faith without smile, truth that is never seized by doubt. The Devil is grim because he knows where he is going, and, in moving, he always returns whence he came. Umberto Eco Let me start out by stating that I […]

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The Sickness of May and June

Posted on May 4, 2015 in Body Language Depression

Curses on the May Disorder. Curses on June Gloom. Sixty days before it passes. Sixty not quite miserable, annoying days.

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An Apology to Those Living with OCD

Posted on April 30, 2015 in OCD Stigma

Photo by King Chung Huang

It is hard to have a southern overseer;it is worse to have a northern one; but worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself. — Henry David Thoreau I need to stop talking about my “OCD”. When do I label myself thus? When I do make sure my desk is orderly every night […]

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Carb Cravings

Posted on April 28, 2015 in Body Language Eating Psychotropics

My pants are getting tight again and my shirts come unbuttoned at the navel. Oh to be rid of these infernal hungers!

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Helicopter Caretaking

Posted on April 27, 2015 in Anxiety Mental Illness Suicide

We patients are told not to think of ourselves as the disease, but helicopter caretakers get no such warning.

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Stigmatizing Synonyms for Mental Illness

Posted on April 25, 2015 in Fact-Dropping Mental Illness Stigma

If you want a list of stigma terms, this should be a good start.

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