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Levels of stigma

Last time I managed to discuss the building blocks of stigma with regards to mental health. The conversation around mental health stigma is rather huge and therefore it can’t be captured in one article. Today, I would like to delve into the levels of stigma. There are three levels of stigma that I would likeContinue reading “Levels of stigma”

Lived Experience Leadership

When it comes to mental health, a lot is being done to change how society deals with its different aspects. One approach that is quickly gaining momentum is lived experience leadership. According to http://www.oxfordreference.com. Lived experience is “personal knowledge about the world gained through direct, first-hand involvement in everyday events rather than through representations constructedContinue reading “Lived Experience Leadership”

Stigma – The silent monster.

One of the major challenges facing mental health is stigma. Living with psychosocial disabilities’, stigma has made an impact on the way I live my day-to-day life. In 2015, my psychiatrist diagnosed me with depression, anxiety and severe ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder). Today I want to delve into matters stigma and mental health. InContinue reading “Stigma – The silent monster.”

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