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Exploring the support services at Vancouver Island University

I’m going to go through the process of trying to get help through the centre for students with disabilities. Let’s see what kind of support is available for those with mental health issues in BC and how it compares with my experience in Ontario in 2009/10/11. 625 more words


Becoming A Productive Student and Employee

Can a person with mental disabilities and emotional challenges achieve peak performance and develop as a transformational leader? There are too many people, including Veterans, assuming that they are unable to succeed at school and work because of their state of mind. 86 more words

Chilling images of mental illness in Africa

This series of photographs, published in a book called Condemned by photographer Robin Hammond, has been on my mind for days.

In war-ravaged countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, severely mentally disabled men and women – even children – are chained and locked away for years on end. 175 more words


Escaping Reality: Vacationing With a Disability

Anyone who has ever gone on vacation knows that they can be very stressful and difficult to plan for. Anyone who has ever planned a vacation for their family members that have a disability can tell you that it is sometimes difficult to find accessible options for the whole family to enjoy together. 1,105 more words

Lawyers: Death-row inmate is mentally ill - Arkansas Online (subscription)

Lawyers: Death-row inmate is mentally ill
Arkansas Online (subscription)
A jury will determine whether Williams should receive a new sentence of life without parole instead of death by lethal injection.

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