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Divergent Art: Portraits of a Writer

Photographs by Ashli Moore; Writing by Alyssa Wisener Much of my fascination with finding points of intersection and interaction between “mutually exclusive” concepts and state of mind stems from my own experiences with Borderline Personality Disorder and Type II Bipolar Disorder. Years of psychotherapy from a very young age have given me a lens through […]

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Bullying in the #ActuallyAutistic Community – YouTube

  Neurodivergent Rebel Published on Jun 15, 2018 I am greatly disappointed that so many autistic people waste energy fighting and tearing each other down, instead of elevating each other. A little kindness and compassion can go a long way. United we are stronger. Divided we fall. Check me out all over the web: http://www.neurodivergentrebel.com […]

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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. | Talkin’ The Australia Autistic Front, 60 minutes, My Special Child and Nikki Osborne.

Lisa de Brito · 16:22 They are, true. Our country isn’t much better especially as it pertains to medicine. Specifically neuroscience and mental health. Lisa de Brito · 9:01 LMAO 🤣 Peter Wynn · 2:56 Australia’s 60 Minutes piece was appalling.   Eve Reiland · 6:33https://www.news.com.au/…/1706a3e2c64d74f8de08b911e3d00…   Lynda Carrejo Labendeira · 25:56 Irene Riemer Manage Eve Reiland · 22:43https://www.gofundme.com/help-fund-a-facility-for-max Danijela Turner · 38:04 So, whilst they ‘need’ the money for this ‘facility’ for Max, they […]

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Healthcare & Wellness Law & Criminal Justice

Prison Employees Face Same Rates of PTSD as War Veterans, New Research Claims

Nearly 20 percent of state prison employees surveyed expressed symptoms indicative of post-traumatic stress disorder. Source: Prison Employees Face Same Rates of PTSD as War Veterans, New Research Claims

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Healthcare & Wellness Law & Criminal Justice

The Troubling Relationship Between Juvenile Detention and Long-Term Health

Incarceration during childhood may play a role in the health gaps that develop between white and non-white Americans in adulthood. What can be done? Source: The Troubling Relationship Between Juvenile Detention and Long-Term Health

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Black and white bail judges show racial bias against black defendants

A forthcoming study suggests both black and white bail judges show bias against black men facing criminal charges. Source: Black and white bail judges show racial bias against black defendants

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Advocates & Activists Healthcare & Wellness

Same-sex marriage legalization linked to increases in insurance coverage for gay men

After same-sex marriage was legalized in the U.S., more gay men reported having health insurance, access to medical care and annual checkups. Source: Same-sex marriage legalization linked to increases in insurance coverage for gay men