The Evolution of Homosexuality: From Criminal, to Mentally Ill, to Equal | Bennett Singer

The Evolution of Homosexuality: From Criminal, to Mentally Ill, to Equal | Bennett Singer

I think the question of acceptance of LGBT folks really does depend on geography. In some places on Earth I would say, when it comes to legal equality and cultural acceptance absolutely there’s been this revolution, and progress has occurred at a pace that even in our own lifetimes was almost inconceivable in terms of …

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12 Things Not to Say to Depressed People

12 Things Not to Say to Depressed People

This video is part of a series for Everyday Feminism: a website dedicated to helping you stand up to and break down everyday oppression. Do you have a friend, family member, coworker, or partner suffering from depression? If you’re a person living on this planet, then chances are you do. You might even be one …

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On living with depression and suicidal feelings | Sami Moukaddem | TEDxLAU

On living with depression and suicidal feelings | Sami Moukaddem | TEDxLAU

Translator: Li Kleing Reviewer: Queenie Lee I am five years old, I am standing on the balcony, 7th floor, and I am calculating. And I go to my grandmother and ask her, “What happens when people die?” She says, “Nothing; everything goes black.” So being practical, I went to my bedroom, lay down on my …

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Imade on Depression, and the Intersections of Social Justice and Mental Health

Imade on Depression, and the Intersections of Social Justice and Mental Health

My name is a Imade Nibokun and I’m a writer. Depression was kind of like something that was hovering in the background that I kind of just got used to and you know, was like a pair of shoes that you wear in and you’re comfortable in it but I didn’t really realize that it …

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5 Mental Health Stigmas That Need to Go! | Decoded | MTV

5 Mental Health Stigmas That Need to Go! | Decoded | MTV

– When something’s wrong with your stomach, you go to the doctor. When something’s wrong with your mind, you don’t? Okay so I have good news and bad news. The good news is today we’re gonna tackle something that affects people regardless of their race, gender, class, religion, or sexual orientation. Hooray! The bad news, …

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Johnny’s & Megan’s Story: A Call for Reforming the Mental Health Care System

Johnny’s & Megan’s Story: A Call for Reforming the Mental Health Care System

MEGAN: When we met it was pretty much I would say love at first sight. JOHNNY: I can’t imagine ever being with anyone else. You know, I mean my heart and soul is with Megan. MEGAN: When he was arrested it was the first time that we were away for longer than a couple days. …

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20 Minutes on UnderstandMyself.com

20 Minutes on UnderstandMyself.com

Hi everyone so I’m making an announcement today, and I suppose you might regard it as an advertisement So I’m warning you to begin with because I don’t want you to waste your time if you’re not interested in listening to a description of the newest thing that we’ve created so we Just put up …

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Inmates with Mental Illness Tell Their Stories | AVID Jail Project

Inmates with Mental Illness Tell Their Stories | AVID Jail Project

TOMMY: I was hallucinating while I was in a jail cell. The worst thing they could have done to me, is keep away from medicine. It made me worse off than I was before. NEWS ANCHOR: Many of the country’s 3,300 jails have seen a rise in the number of inmates with serious mental illness. …

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We Need To Talk About Asian Mental Illness (BetterHelp)

We Need To Talk About Asian Mental Illness (BetterHelp)

Heard a lot of people say “He’s 22.” but b*tch I’m 24 and I knew better at, like, 15 so stop making excuses for people who do shitty things and make millions of dollars for it. [BEEP SWOOSH SWISH CRUNCH] Hey friends. Long time no see. Today’s video is sponsored by BetterHelp so definitely stick …

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People With Mental Health Disabilities Shut Down Dangerous Ideas About Gun Violence

People With Mental Health Disabilities Shut Down Dangerous Ideas About Gun Violence

NARRATOR: Mass shootings in the US inevitably lead to national discussions about mental health… But people who actually experience mental illness are routinely left out of the conversation. So we sat down with some to get their response to messages in the media. CHRISTIANA: Pressing play. EMILY: How are we supposed to catch these really …

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