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Nate Orshan ( natosongs )

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SD County Aims To Erase Stigma Associated With Mental Health Challenges

What an excellent show! Cheers to Markov Manalo for bringing up the topic of self-stigmatization. It's hard enough to fight against other people's perceptions and biases, but it's a whole other level of difficulty to deal with one's own toward one's illness.

On a related note: Last weekend, NAMI-Vermont (National Alliance on Mental Illness) held a successful Walk-A-Thon in Burlington, Vermont, and invited me to perform a song I wrote, an anti-stigma anthem called "I Refuse It". I'd invite people who are fighting stigmatization to check it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX3wnP...

September 18, 2010 at 12:43 a.m. ( | suggest removal )