New ECC Media Alert: NBA Stars Speak Out about Mental Health, Resilience | PEERS Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services

In recent weeks, several NBA players have spoken out about mental health, paving the way for boys and men to care for their mental health and to seek support when necessary. DeMar DeRozan reached out through a cryptic Tweet: “This depression got the best of me,” which, although it was a song lyric, was a… Source: New …

“Alcoholic Dependency: Causes and Effects” – Short Story by Jean Lee | PEERS Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services

PEERS publishes short stories written by Chinese American Action Team member Jean Lee and translated into English by PEERS Staff Veronica Liu. The views expressed in this story are not necessarily shared or endorsed by PEERS or PEERS staff. Trigger warning: material in this story may be re-traumatizing to some readers. Click here for Chinese …

FDA Must #StoptheShock “Therapy” Used To Torture Disabled People – Center for Disability Rights

Trigger Warning: Disability Abuse, Torture, and Judge Rotenberg Center Imagine if someone shocked you every time you did not do EXACTLY what they wanted you to, at the speed or in the manner they wanted. You could be subjected to very painful, and medically dangerous shocks every time you did not make your bed correctly, …

Hashtag Promotes Body Positivity for People with Disabilities – SMA News Today Forums

In response to an offensive Tweet from former Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings, the hashtag #HotPersonInAWheelchair became a trending topic on social media recently. The hashtag is designed so that wheelchair-users can promote acceptance of people with disabilities and to share their stories. Source: Hashtag Promotes Body Positivity for People with Disabilities - SMA News Today …