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Sparklle Rainne – DEATHMATCH: The Battle Between Co-Morbid Illnesses

Let's have a little chat about co-morbidity, shall we?   Many people with mental health conditions receive multiple diagnoses. I am one of those people! In fact, I have 19 diagnoses total if we include my physical health problems. Co-morbidity is common. According to the ADAA, almost half of people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder [...]

By | 2018-06-17T18:35:55+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rachel Ann DeLay

My name is Rachel Ann DeLay and when I was a little girl living in rural New Mexico, I obsessively worried about tsunamis. I’m nineteen years old and attend the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque as a psychology major with a minor in journalism. I found myself to be extremely passionate about mental health [...]

By | 2018-06-16T12:39:53+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Richard DeFino – Doctor Shopping

  In 2013, years after being diagnosed with a handful of mental health disorders including PTSD and depression, I finally decided to find a doctor with the hopes of alleviating the state of my mental health condition and get my life back on track. I went on a quest for healing, where I longed for [...]

By | 2018-06-15T15:29:27+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Charlotte Underwood

I’m a mental health advocate but I struggle to talk to my family about mental health. I’m a mental health advocate, I literally live to be honest and candid about my own mental health. My raw approach to talking about mental health not only helps me understand myself but it has also helped others and [...]

By | 2018-06-09T16:57:26+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

What are Kate Spade’s and Anthony Bourdain’s Tragic Suicides Trying to Teach Us?- Andrea Bijou

What are Kate Spade's and Anthony Bourdain's Tragic Suicides Trying to Teach Us? In the wake of Kate Spade and now Anthony Bourdain’s tragic suicides, many of us are contemplating why depression and suicide are so prevalent in our society. Healthcare, though expensive, is readily available and is better than any other time in our [...]

By | 2018-06-08T17:33:32+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|Tags: , |0 Comments