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Celeste Is a Stunningly Effective Portrayal of Anxiety and Depression

Celeste follows the story of Madeline, a young woman who’s struggling to both overcome Celeste Mountain and her own insecurities. Source: Celeste Is a Stunningly Effective Portrayal of Anxiety and Depression

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Find your local Day of Mourning vigil site | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

In the past five years, over 550 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Thursday, March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of filicide – disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. In the year since our last vigil, […]

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Commitment is essential for doing something that matters | Penelope Trunk Careers

For my next career, I decided I want to be a professional gamer. My kids will grow up and move out and I’ll get great internet and stock my apartment with all the food gamers want. And I’ll recruit an awesome… Source: Commitment is essential for doing something that matters | Penelope Trunk Careers

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If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan | 1 Minute Reviews – Little Hux Tales

I’m going to warn you right now, this is really, really sad. If You Could Be Mine follows seventeen year old Sahar and Nasrin, two girls in love in Iran, a country where it is illegal to be g… Source: If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan | 1 Minute Reviews – Little Hux […]

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The Falling Rain – Chapter from Inside The Forbidden Outside – My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison

THE FALLING RAIN “You need to flush the goddamn toilet. You can’t leave it like that,” Jamie exploded. He raised his voice louder than the sound in the room, yelling at the… Source: The Falling Rain – Chapter from Inside The Forbidden Outside – My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison

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NAMI On Campus High School (NCHS) Club Makes Kaiser National News |

  Sierra Vista High School’s NAMI on Campus Club is the first student-led NAMI in East San Gabriel Valley and has over 150 student members. This has been one of our most active NCHS clubs since it was piloted during the 2016-17 school year in partnership with NAMI East San Gabriel Valley, NAMI CA, the […]

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San Diego vs. Siskiyou: Researchers Find Stark Disparities in Senior Mental Health Care Across Counties |

  A California Health Report article by Lisa Renner explores a new study released Thursday by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research detailing inadequacies and inconsistencies in older adult mental health here in California. The research found that quality of services for seniors with serious mental illness varies depending on the county, and that […]