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Recovery is possible

http://bit.ly/32x55UMhttp://bit.ly/32x55UMhttp://bit.ly/32x55UM A photo from 2017 shows Valet with pockmarked, scabbed skin and deep, black circles beneath her eyes. The other shows the 25-year-old at her…

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Posted in Peer Support Psychiatry

Stories: Mental Health Foundation

Apart from taking medication, Helena makes sure that she socialises and is around positive people. She’s joined a hearing voices network and a regional consumer…

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Excluding people because of mental distress can mean a much longer recovery time

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/69794236/mental-illness-discrimination-common-in-new-zealand The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) looks at New Zealanders’ attitudes to a range of health topics, including mental illness. In 2014, it asked…

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Sexual Trauma Doesn’t Always Leave Lasting Scars

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/10/us/emotional-recovery-seen-possible-in-cleveland-case.html “We know that resilience exists and that recovery is possible,” said Dr. Judith A. Cohen, medical director of the Center for Traumatic Stress in…

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