Integrating Appropriate Representations of People with Mental Health Concerns into (Society/Research/Information)

“People with lived experience of mental health concerns can offer significant value, and provide equity to any group or organization that communicates with the public.” Recently, I was invited to co-present at the 2020 Canadian Mental Health Association’s National Conference, and, along with a member of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, spoke about my …

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Fitting In – How a shirt taught me a valuable life lesson.

I have a child under age 10. As a result, we have been through countless insulated water bottles for kids, all of which have a design flaw: their open/close spout mechanism is the first thing to fail. Whether it’s from overuse (needing to drink water every day) or a drop on a carpeted floor (true …

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