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Focus on letting go | C PTSD – A Way Out

. . Let go, let it fade, be present. . . . . Source:  Focus on letting go — C PTSD – A Way Out

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‘Bipolar Rock N Roller’ is a Tough But Necessary Look at Mental Illness | Newsweek

Showtime Sports will bring the film “Bipolar Rock ‘n’ Roller” on May 25, a movie about Mauro Ranallo and his battle with mental illness. Source: ‘Bipolar Rock N Roller’ is a Tough But Necessary Look at Mental Illness | Newsweek

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Pete Davidson Dismisses Stereotype That People With BPD Can’t Be in Loving Relationships | The Mighty

On Monday, People reported that singer Ariana Grande and comedian Pete Davidson were dating. The news came after Grande broke up with Mac Miller, a relationship she called toxic after a Twitter user said it was “heartbreaking” she’d break up with someone who wrote songs about her. Source: Pete Davidson Dismisses Stereotype That People With […]

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Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged With Rape | The Mighty

On Friday, former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was arrested and arraigned on charges of first- and third-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act in the first degree after turning himself in to New York City authorities. According to the New York district attorney’s office, the charges come from sexual assaults committed against two women […]

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City Among First To Go ‘Autism Friendly’| Disability Scoop

A Midwestern city of 25,000 is believed to be one of the first to launch a concerted, community-wide effort enlisting schools, businesses and residents to accommodate people with autism. Source: City Among First To Go ‘Autism Friendly’ | Disability Scoop

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Why I Hate ABA: A Personal Opinion | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) as a discipline, requires autistic children to appear as if they are typical children. Source: Why I Hate ABA: A Personal Opinion | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

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I Get So Angry At Beauty Products | Eve Reiland

“I get so angry at beauty products. “I LOVE my fashion and colors — and I stand there being the actual autistic woman market and all products are sold to NT moms of autistics. “I’m standing right there, erased.” — Eve Reiland, Founder of InternationalBadassActivists.org