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Month: November 2018

How ‘Pill Shaming’ Hurts Those Who Take Medications for Mental Health

By lynseybates / November 13, 2018 / Comments Off on How ‘Pill Shaming’ Hurts Those Who Take Medications for Mental Health

Earlier this month, musician Kanye West ranted about politics and slavery following the season premiere of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Among other elements of his speech, he told audience members … Read more

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NAMI Northern Illinois kicks off mental illness awareness week

By lynseybates / November 13, 2018 / Comments Off on NAMI Northern Illinois kicks off mental illness awareness week

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — One in five people in the US lives with a mental illness. NAMI Northern Illinois is kicking off mental illness awareness week by hosting its faces … Read more

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The Top Five Things To Know About Buying Health Insurance

By lynseybates / November 13, 2018 / Comments Off on The Top Five Things To Know About Buying Health Insurance

Did you know it’s time to sign up for health coverage for 2019? If you need health insurance, you can enroll at HealthCare.Gov. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still … Read more

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Facing Discrimination While Advocating

By lynseybates / November 13, 2018 / Comments Off on Facing Discrimination While Advocating

I take my mental health advocacy very seriously. I know firsthand how important progress towards acceptance is. Unfortunately, I also know how it feels to be discriminated against both for … Read more

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