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He talks about the upcoming movie, “Precious” and how working on it brought back memories of the horrific childhood he survived. I really enjoyed this quote from Perry: “I know that there are a lot of people out there with stories far worse than mine but you, too, can make it. To those of you…
There are a ton of links from there. What I found unique about the page is that they are tackling the issue from two different perspectives. One, how journalists should write about mental health and people dealing with mental illnesses or PTSD from traumatic events, and secondly, how to take care of their mental health as they cover war, disaster, etc.
Both are important topics, and I would love for anyone, from professional journalists covering a war to a blogger writing about mental health or sharing a story of trauma, to consider them. Please consider how we cover trauma and mental health, and how we make sure to take care of ourselves in the process.
An investigation into high school sexual assaults has found schools are mislabeling sexual assault on sports teams as “hazing” to cover it up, the Associated Press reports. You know, this came up awhile back when I was still living in Oregon, when a football team was suspended and games cancelled because of a massive hazing incident….
Every once in awhile, though, these lists provide me with something that causes me to do a double take. Like this:
“5. Only people without friends need therapists”
Huh? Look, I have some great friends, who I love dearly. I even have some friends who are therapists, but none of those relationships is the equivalent of going to therapy
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