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Mental health, Wounded healers

Wounded Healer Interview: Meagon Nolasco

The wounded healer interview series features people who've dealt with significant mental health challenges, and who also work in a helping role to support the mental health of others. This interview is with Meagon Nolasco of Prose For The Masses. 1) Tell us a bit about you, the helping field you’re in, and the mental… Continue reading Wounded Healer Interview: Meagon Nolasco

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Mental health

What Does It Mean to Be a Mental Health Advocate?

The exact terms used to describe someone who stands up for mental health can vary; mental health advocate seems to be more commonly used in North America, while mental health campaigner seems popular in the U.K.  I've seen a number of discussions on Twitter around what the most appropriate term is and what's involved (and… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be a Mental Health Advocate?

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Book reviews, Trauma and PTSD

Book review: Ghosts Within

Ghosts Within: Journeying Through PTSD is written by former war zone journalist Garry Leech. It covers his journey with post-traumatic stress disorder in response to the horrors his work exposed him to. The book describes some of the traumatic events the author experienced.  This took a few forms: as descriptions of flashbacks, as part of… Continue reading Book review: Ghosts Within

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Mental health

Way to Share Your Mental Health Story

So, you're loving writing your own blog but you're looking to try something new and expand further out into the world?  Well, there's actually a lot of opportunities to do just that, so I thought I'd share with you what I've been able to find.  Finding the courage to share your mental health story is… Continue reading Way to Share Your Mental Health Story