Tag Archives: mental health

TALKING ABOUT TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – THE Q&A (PART 2)

TALKING ABOUT TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – THE Q&A (PART 2)

Last time, I posted responses to questions I was asked during the Q&A on the night of my talk “Are We Mental?”. Today, I’m posting responses to a couple of questions I was sent by email, from someone who was in the audience. Their initial question was related to Slide 13, the one with the ableist…

TALKING ABOUT TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – THE Q&A (PART 1)

TALKING ABOUT TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – THE Q&A (PART 1)

As I mentioned in my previous post, the Q&A at our Skeptical Soapbox was as good as each of the talks. An opportunity for the speaker to think on their feet and demonstrate that they know their stuff. Here I will share some of the questions I was asked, and my responses: “You said that we…

CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE (PART ONE)

CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE (PART ONE)

In which the fear of revealing my fear of Fear Itself is greater than the fear of Fear Itself. [CN: abuse, mental health, brain injury, detailed explanation of why I’m probably so screwed up] I find it helpful to hear the experiences of those who are different to me; I think it gives us all an…