Remember that time last summer that I declared that I was done blogging about social media and was pivoting to writing about mental health? Or how almost exactly a year ago I wrote about mental health stigma and how it seems to be much worse for older people than younger ones? And then I proceed […]
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Mental Health Stigma When You’re Not a Celebrity or a Teen
Mental health has had a banner few weeks in the news and across the internet–at least when the news centers around celebrities or teens. Sinead O’Connor and Justin Bieber made headlines about their battles with depression and mental illness and Diply applauded a list of celebrities who have shared their struggles with mental illness. Two teens were lauded for […]
New Direction for Mizz Information–Bye Social Media; Hello Mental Health Stigma
While it would be super tidy to announce that, on the 10th anniversary of starting Mizz Information–a blog mostly about social media, community management, associations and off-topic rants–I’ve decided to switch it up and write about something entirely different. Or, better yet, hang up my blogging hat entirely and find a new hobby, like podcasting […]
Is the Mental Health Stigma Divide the New Digital Divide?
So last Friday was World Health Day, the theme of which this year was depression and a “let’s talk” campaign geared at encouraging people to seek and get help for depression. From the WHO press release about the campaign: “Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the […]
The Other Diversity: Neurodiversity
Ok, this is creepy. I’ve been reading and thinking about this topic for more than three years. I’ve amassed a collection of more than 100 articles, books, videos and other resources about it. I even started drafting a blog post about it so long ago I wasn’t even sure I’d saved it. For some reason […]
What if the hiring process considered actual humans instead of a piece of paper?
I’ve written before about my somewhat, um, nontraditional career path over the past decade. I wish I was the kind of person who just grew up knowing what they wanted to be, got a degree in that field, landed the perfect job right out of college, and that was that. What’s not to like about […]