The Mentally Ill Are Not Your Scapegoat

Mr. Coleman makes an excellent point.

The Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

The never-ending national argument about gun control returned to the forefront of American political discourse in the aftermath of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. After every such tragedy, the same interest groups emerge to make the same arguments, while the same pundits and politicians rehash the same debate. This predictable political theater almost seems to be some sort of perverse national tradition – one that happens with frightening regularity. Every participant thoroughly dissects the circumstances of the latest tragedy in a search for any information they can use as supporting evidence for their argument.

One fact, in particular, has received an alarming amount of coverage. An alarming trend already exists in these debates that unfairly demonizes people with psychiatric disorders – and with this context in mind, it is both discouraging and alarming that so much attention has been focused on

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Faking It 

Big thank you to katwilson04 for writing this piece.

A Scottish Journey with Chronic pain

Now that Lady Gaga has come out and announced to the world she has been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, im seeing all these “wonder” cures popping up everywhere. Perhaps because of Gaga, the world is starting to pay more attention, but are they really? Or are they just jumping on the fibro bandwagon?

Because of its relatively unknown-ness in the world, is it any wonder people are starting to see Fibromyalgia as a “fake disease”? Because hey, Gaga can perform and even dance on a stage and travel the world, so surely it can’t be that bad, and we are all making it out to be worse than it is. Hypochondriacs.

I read an article on the daily mail (yes I know, I hate it too, but bare with me!) about a singer who has been cured of Fibromyalgia by using a miracle cream costing less that £10. *cue the mad…

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