My body was a coffin after the onset of Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures*, a mental condition, in 2010. It was a living breathing container for a dead person walking. Consciousness came with unending electric pain zapping through my limbs, back, head and left me exhausted and unable to do the basics of life -- like get … Continue reading Mental Disability: From Burden to Badass
Energy drink @51FiftyEnergy under fire for stigmatizing mental illness https://t.co/ioSnX5bRe5 — The Mighty (@TheMightySite) March 28, 2016 TheMighty.com writes about 51 Fifty Energy Drink being under fire for stigmatizing mental illness. If you've not heard of TheMighty.com -- they are an incredible site with the slogan, "We face disability, disease and mental illness together." … Continue reading TheMighty.com: Energy Drink 51Fifty Under Fire for Stigmatizing Mental Illness
Dear Ms. Schoonover: Please find response to cease and desist letter. Respectfully, Rhonda Jane Moore #TheReal5150 Advocate
After the Save Mart email sharing the discontinuation of Carlos Vieira's stigmatized product, 51 Fifty Energy Drink with "Live The Madness" as the slogan, I got another email with a PDF attachment (shown in photo). So did #TheReal5150 Advocates co-founder, Rhonda W-Thornton (IAmAnAddictAndLiar.com). This time from Carlos Vieira's lawyer. Eve: Attached please find attorney Walter Schmidt's … Continue reading #TheReal5150: 51 Fifty Energy Drink Sends Cease and Desist Letter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=UUZc6JbIfBZapxjF0ETBofNQ&v=VKtQFT_I27Y Let's take a look at the original marketing for 51 Fifty Energy Drink. ... and it's reason for the name ... New Drink Touted to Increase Sexual Desire Shoots Commercial in California Energy drink company 51 Fifty hires California video producers Blare Media to shoot a new commercial for its line of libido-increasing soft … Continue reading Autism Awareness sells better than Sex?
It’s time to stop stigma in our community. #TheReal5150 Advocates have been telling Carlos Vieira that his product, 51 Fifty Energy Drink (“Live the Madness”) does not belong in our community stores until he does better with the name. He’s hurting far more people than he’s helping by promoting stigma in a can as a … Continue reading Invoking Peer Power: Please Help By Writing A Letter To the Editor
Hey, want to share a little something about this photo. I took this of myself to try and see my face and see what suicide compulsion looked like. This is that photo. I posted it on Facebook, curious of if it's visible to others. Interesting many responses (not just on FB) were to smile. I'm … Continue reading Mental Illness Stigma Hurts Like Racism