This Week’s Links (weekly)
Indecent obsession tags: CA Honor your Mother and Father; Is Drawing A Boundary a Sin? tags: CA A brother reflects on his haunting childhood molestation. tags: CA Sibling Abuse – An Epidemic tags: CA How To Help A Depressed Child tags: CA Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
Link – Does Non-Verbal Mental Health Stigma Exist?
I’ve seen and experienced the things Laura talks about in the first paragraph, but don’t really recall anyone giving me odd looks. “I see unspoken mental health stigma primarily as people’s behaviors toward those with mental illness. While many wouldn’t argue that avoidance, discrimination, and bullying can all factor into stigmatizing behavior, there is one type of…
Link – What To Do If You See Someone Posting Suicidal Thoughts On Social Media, According To Experts
This is something I think many of us struggle with, and I’m glad this article came across my feeds this week. “Social media keeps us connected to all sorts of different people — acquaintances, old friends, even celebrities — and that when we see someone posting in distress, Klapow says it is possible to step…
Sharing – Positive thinking phrases you should never use about abuse
I enjoyed the details Jessica gets into, because, as I’ve said many times, when we start to say these things, and believe these things, it’s a short jump to full-on victim blaming, and that should also be a clue that you are in the wrong when you suggest these things.That should also help you understand what we mean when we talk about Toxic Positivity. Because these phrases are classic examples.
Sharing – One in 100 deaths is by suicide
I want abuse survivors to know that healing is possible. I want people dealing with mental health issues to have hope that they can get better. I work hard to get that message out, but those 700,000 people who died by suicide in 2019 won’t ever get to read what you just read. They aren’t here.
I’m tired of that. These numbers are so much more than numbers.
Link – Parents Targeted By Child Abuser Grooming Techniques: Report
“Community misconceptions can lead to the vilification of parents as being inattentive or not adequately protective, based on the idea that attentive parents will instinctively detect grooming and know their child is in danger.” “In reality, it is difficult for people to process relevant information and reach accurate conclusions at the time of the…
RT @SurvivorNetwork: This Week’s Links (weekly): Personal Experiences of Depression tags: CA Depression Breaking the Silence About Men… …
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