Blogging Against Disablism

2010 May 1
by moritherapy

Today, the first day of Mental Health Awareness Month, is Blogging Against Disablism Day.  We were made aware of that by the CMHA who tweeted some interesting posts, all related, one way or another, to mental health:

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    Bipolar/postpartum depression/post traumatic stress disorder/social anxiety dismissed as a quack diagnosis

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    When going to therapy is viewed like going to check in with a parole officer – Blogging Against Disablism Day #BADD

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    Viewing a disability as something that makes you “other” – About Autism/Aspergers – Blogging Against Disablism Day #BADD

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    Daring to confess any sort of mental illness and/or instability can be used against u” Blogging Against Disablism #BADD

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    Sometimes I speak out, but sometimes, I’m ashamed ” National Blogging Against Disablism Day

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    `Is being battered considered a mental health or a physical health issue?` National Blogging Against Disablism Day

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    Disablism = when a doctor ignores physical health problems bec you have mental health problems.” National Disablism Day

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