The Boy Whose Skin Grows Too Fast

DEDE FASCIANO: Harlequin Ichthyosis is a severe skin disorder. It is a genetic disorder that’s inherited at birth. For Evan, it is the most severe form of Ichthyosis. Dede: Time to cozy snuggly? Evan: Yeah and put my sweater! Dede: You want to put your sweater on? JOE FASCIANO: It is a condition that affects his skin and it makes […]

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Parental Mental Illness

These are families that are in great jeopardy, from the point where the child is born. At risk from birth. They are 76% more likely, as you said, to have food insecurity, they’re three times more likely to either custody of their children or be in the custody system. They are twice as likely to be living below the poverty […]

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LIVING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS & PAIN | COLLAGE

Hi Pals! Alright, so you know when you don’t want to do something just because someone has told you that you have to do it? I feel like that’s my entire life. Currently I am in a chronic pain management group and it has been really informative and actually a pretty great time meeting other people who are also experiencing […]

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মানসিক রোগ নিয়ে নানা কুসংস্কার || Myth about Mental Health (Bangla)

Greeting from Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit & www.ShikhteChai.com. I’m Md. Zahir Uddin, the associate professor of National Institute of Mental Health. In our country, 16% adults are mentally ill & about 18.35% are children. Because of superstition, people don’t take proper steps & that’s why the disease stays longer. Today we’re going to talk about it. In Bangladesh, there’ve been many […]

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What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, I think the first thing to do is figure out what you need. Right? So, if you’re having trouble with your own safety, you’re really thinking about killing yourself, you need to get help. And you need to see a professional, or you need to go to an emergency room. Not everything can […]

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I Hid My Eating Disorder For 8 Years

LINDSEY HALL: Eating disorders, you don’t just wake up and have one. You don’t just wake up and you start starving yourself. No one’s body wants to be starving. I stopped really knowing what hunger was. LINDSEY HALL: February 27th, 2007: I am starting a diet today for real just until after Germany. I need to be thin there. I […]

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