Men’s Mental Health: Starting the Conversation

(SLOW, ATMOSPHERIC MUSIC) (LAID-BACK MUSIC) My name’s Sam. People call me the Barter Barber. What’s up, bro? Hey, bro. How are you? Good, man. Come take a seat. Cheers, man. Hey, Bo-bo. Hey, boy. ‘My mission is to go out and talk about talking, ‘taking the ideas of mental health to the provinces.’ How’ve you been anyway, dude, like, in […]

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VidCon 2018 – Gender, Chronic Illness, Disability [CC]

– [Annie] Hello, hello! This is my scrappy VidCon 2018 video, so let’s just get into it. Met up with Chase and Aaron, and talked about the intersection of gender and disability, and went to Whole Foods. Connor and I caught up and cried and talked about gender and transition a lot, and then we watched Queer Eye season one […]

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California Mental Health Parity Act

Everyone needs to visit the doctor’s once in a while… Like Jane! Sometimes visiting the doctor can be expensive! But that’s why we have health insurance! One day, Jane had an accident and broke her arm. She went to the doctor and her health insurance helped her cover her payment. Another time… Jane started feeling blue for weeks and weeks. […]

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Disability and discrimination – Fighting the stigma of mental illness (ENGLISH)

Mental health is something that no one wants to be associated with. Particularly because of the cultural issues and stuff. My name is Darko Kotevski and I arrived to Australia 1988 Well, I was diagnosed with clinical depression in 2004. My serotonin was actually extremely low – critically low. Fortunately, my doctor actually recognised it. And I’m having anxiety attacks […]

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WISE Stand Up for Mental Health 2013 – comedy for change – highlights

This is an Australian first thanks to WISE Employment. I’m not in here tonight on stage before you to relieve the stigma of mental illness ’cause it’s a very serious problem. But Mum also said “If you don’t get off your ass and do something soon I’m changing the locks”. We’re very politically correct. For those of you who don’t […]

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Why would God allow someone to suffer a debilitating accident or illness?

Ankerberg: Joni, let’s continue this story. As you came to grips with what you were facing, you also had to think about God and why He had let these things happen. And there were questions that you’ve written about. First of all, does God even exist? And if He does, you know, if “all things work together for good,” how […]

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My Unidentified Child / IEP is in a Psychiatric Hospital: Mental Health and Education

When we’re dealing with a student who’s never been in the special education process before and hasn’t received services, many parents will say, well, I really am not even thinking that this is a special education issue or they may not realize why it is. Or when trying to figure out whether or not it is a special education issue, […]

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Mental Disabilities – Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity is really about looking at people and seeing them for who they really are. And at that level, things are very simple. But in practice, we have so many filters that affect our way of looking at people, stereotypes and biases we may not be aware of and lack of understanding of other people’s cultures. All these kinds of […]

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Periods and Chronic Illness | What I Do on My Monthly ♀️ (3/28/18)

– I thought I would talk with y’all about something I’m asked quite often. How do I handle my periods with my chronic illnesses? (upbeat music) Good Wednesday afternoon, everyone. It’s been a very long morning but I’m just now feeling ready to try and get out of bed. Some days, like yesterday, I’m able to get up and make […]

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