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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jun 14, 2008

Sat, Jun 14, 2008, 4:33 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carey on the Hunt to Cure AutismPress Release 365 (press release) – Miami,FL,USANEW YORK — Autism has become the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States. With numbers on a steady rise, it has been estimated that …See all stories on this topic Brain […]

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From Burden To Badass: How I Became An Activist & My First Vlog (circa 2014) | Eve Reiland

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 out […]

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Badass Activist | Eve Reiland

What does recovery look like from mental illness?

What does recovery look like from mental illness? First, there’s no cure for mental illness and no remission. Also, there’s no recovered — but there is recovery. It’s an active moment-by-moment effort with lots of supports, services and perhaps medication. There will be regression, relapse and the possibility of a future psychotic break and starting […]

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Badass Activist | Eve Reiland

Mental Illness: Journey to Recovery and Inclusion

What a wondrous feeling — not sure how else to describe it. I took an oath yesterday to support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California against all enemies foreign and domestic. That I would bear true faith and allegiance to both constitutions and I took […]