Eileen from But She’s Crazy has finished the ‘Call for Submissions’ for the anthology book. It will be a book to help promote mental illness awareness and acceptance, and help to erase the stigma. If you are interested in joining in on this project, then please read the CFS on But She’s Crazy’s blog, as well as in the tab at the top of my blog. Thank you!
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
“I am tired of hiding, tired of misspent and knotted energies, tired of the hypocrisy, and tired of acting as though I have something to hide.”
-Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
“A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together.”
With May and Mental Health Awareness month just behind us (at least for US residents), the question that may be on many a mind is what we, as individuals who live with mood or personality disorders, can truly do to raise awareness and understanding about this often-underrepresented and marginalized segment of society and the issues it faces. How can we go about undoing the enduring stigmas surrounding mental health struggles? How can we put a familiar, human face on an issue so laden…
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