Mental Health and Gun Violence

This post was originally written for Mental Health America of Kentucky. The subject of mental health and gun control is in the news yet again, this time mercifully not in response to another mass shooting. On Thursday, by a vote of 235-180, the House of Representatives overturned, through the use of the Congressional Review Act, … Continue reading Mental Health and Gun Violence

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Wading Into the Murky Waters of Politics Part 2

This election season has been atrocious when it comes to stigmatizing and ableist language in public political discourse. The Trump campaign has made insinuations about Hillary Clinton’s health, mental and physical, but more insidiously liberals have constantly felt free to publicly speculate about Donald Trump’s mental health. Donald Trump is crazy, they say. He’s a … Continue reading Wading Into the Murky Waters of Politics Part 2