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Michelle Joni – CATHARSIS AND UNICORNS

Stigma Fighters - Michelle Joni CATHARSIS AND UNICORNS                                                   “The Queen of Play is Depressed!” This was my first subject line to the doctor who would soon become my first adult [...]

By | 2018-11-10T10:15:59+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Neurocore: Understanding How the Brain Works to Improve Mental Acuity

Neurocore: Understanding How the Brain Works to Improve Mental Acuity With more than 80 billion neurons, each one connected electrically and chemically with 10,000 others, the human brain is the world’s most complex network. Through the years, the field of neuroscience has studied the brain and how it works, and yet despite advances, there is [...]

By | 2018-09-29T13:16:18+00:00 September 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What? A Mental Health Publishing Company?!

Stigma Fighters Founder and CEO Sarah Fader created Eliezer Tristan Publishing Inc., in February 2018. We are continuous partners with this independent publishing company, who shares our aim to raise awareness about mental illness, stories of resilience, and more. Eliezer Tristan Publishing Inc. has grown rapidly. As part of their mission, we are coming together to create a [...]

By | 2018-09-01T15:12:10+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Norb Aikin – My Roadmap To Fibromyalgia: Everything, or Nothing; and sometimes both.

When I was growing up, we had a clawfoot tub- no shower- and while it was inconvenient at times, it became very comfortable to relax in. After a long day of wrestling practice, or biking across town to play pickup football with my friends, a nice long hot soak was the perfect remedy for my [...]

By | 2018-08-10T19:21:13+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Don’t Want to Be Disabled But I Am – Sarah Fader CEO

I don’t want to be disabled but I am. I have multiple disabilities. I don’t even know if I like the word disability. Dis-ability – it’s so negative. In the 1990s when I was growing up, you insulted another person by “dissing” them. When I hear the word disability, I feel that I’m being dissed [...]

By | 2018-08-09T07:54:51+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joanna C. Valente – That Time My Therapist Told Me I Wasn’t Raped — And Other Ways People Dismissed My Body

That Time My Therapist Told Me I Wasn’t Raped — And Other Ways People Dismissed My Body   I can’t remember when it started. I remember looking up at my mother, perhaps age 4, and she was trying to get me to eat a cookie, saying I wouldn’t get fat, that it was OK. I [...]

By | 2018-07-25T11:15:40+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

It’s Not Me, It’s My Brain.

“It’s Not Me, It’s My Brain” -- Sarah Comerford Recently I wrote the introduction to the fourth Stigma Fighters anthology. It was a proud moment for me. I’ve been with this organization since its inception, and I am thrilled how far we’ve come. I mention this in the introduction, but I also mention how far [...]

By | 2018-07-24T13:03:23+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mental Illness Is Ugly – Sparklle Rainne and Sarah Fader

Mental Illness Is Ugly - Sparklle Rainne and Sarah Fader Once upon a time, I lit a box of vomit on fire. It was an attempt to hide my Bulimia. I had nowhere to purge, so I puked into a box and slept with it in my room all night until I could drag it [...]

By | 2018-07-24T09:31:20+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments