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Leah Remini Argues That Scientology Isn’t A Religion – YouTube

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Published on Aug 8, 2017 SUBSCRIBE 4.9M ‘Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath’ creator Leah Remini describes what differentiates Scientology from religions. Subscribe To “The Late Show” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/ColbertYouTube For more content from “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, click HERE: http://bit.ly/1AKISnR Watch full episodes of “The Late Show” […]

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An Autistic Invalidation – The Autistic Advocate

By Kieran Rose, Founder of The Autistic Cooperative The quote on the attached image is a real one.  Words spoken by a young Autistic to their Mother. This person had been crippled by spending years Masking, fighting to fit in and trying to be ‘normal’ and tipping themselves over into Burnout so extreme, that at […]

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Deepest, Darkness Essence – DeveReaux’s Newfound Words

Never mind the doubters on the outside I can hardly withstand the onslaught Of tremors in my head, the reminders All the things I’ve done and said wrong And each little nugget I tried to ignore It call comes back, it comes back to destroy Confidence, control, it’s laid to waste so fast I truly […]

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As suicide rates rise, a survivor pleads for action | The Sacramento Bee

A year ago, a Sacramento man attempted to die by his own hand. That man was me. Today I think about those who are struggling on that same path, and about those who did not survive. All Californians – all Americans – need to take action. Source: As suicide rates rise, a survivor pleads for […]

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Fresno County is transforming how it helps people with mental health needs | The Fresno Bee

Every day, there are many people working diligently and without much recognition to improve the mental health systems of care in Fresno and Madera counties and across the Valley. Here is what is being done. Source: Fresno County is transforming how it helps people with mental health needs | The Fresno Bee

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New rehab laws may revamp addiction treatment in California

“I see this as an advance for the health of Californians, and it was a great call by the governor to sign it.” Dr. David Kan, president of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. Source: New rehab laws may revamp addiction treatment in California

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Net neutrality, abortion pills at UC and CSU awaiting Jerry Brown’s verdict – SFChronicle.com

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has until Sunday to decide the fate of 350 bills on his desk, including legislation that would create net neutrality regulations in California, expand access to abortion pills at public universities and increase public access to police misconduct records. Brown can either sign or veto bills or let them become […]