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NGO launches new social campaign to support gay men with HIV in Thailand

By GayAsiaNews.com

Bangkok: A voluntary organization working with people living with HIV is embarking on a new online campaign to help build supportive social environments and combat HIV discrimination against gay, transgender men and women in Thailand. 413 more words


The Selfishness of Suicidal Tendencies

Before I was even diagnosed with depression, and before I really knew anything about depression or suicidal thoughts, other than the very mild tendencies I had in junior high, I had a conversation with one of my classmates. 616 more words


Article: Can We Let Go of These Mental Illness Stereotypes?

…Mental illness is only recently being spoken of, and certainly during the years when perhaps my disorders could have been treated by health professionals, my parents would whisper the word “depression” when speaking of it about someone they knew as though it was a swear word. 26 more words

My Life's Journey

Email to 97.1 The Fan in Columbus Ohio

From: Fred Mounts
Sent: Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:28 AM
To: Dave.VanStone@Radiohio.com; jay.taylor@radiohio.com
Subject: Why I won’t be listening to Common Man on 97.1

This concerns the show Common Man and Company on 97.1 The Fan in Columbus. 225 more words

The Steps of Support: Denial, Guilt, Ignorance and finally Understanding

Anxiety disorders are  shhhh  mental disorders. We often shy away from using this word because of the stigma it generates. Now even though Anxiety isn’t something that is full of awareness as much as its relatives( depression and bipolar disorders) it is known by most people to be in the… 626 more words


Rainstorms and Vicodin

We’re sitting in the library, by a huge window with the blinds drawn back. We watch other kids walk by, some ready for the rain with umbrellas, other’s rushing by completely taken by surprise by the flash showers in the spring. 266 more words