MENTALLY ILL LIVES. Do They Matter?

Like the races and religions of others, mental illness has long been used as a marker to denigrate, subjugate and inflict pain upon a class of people who lack the power of those in control to fight back with equal force.

Project Semicolon: R.I.P. Amy Bleuel

Drug addiction, mental illness, and suicidal behavior—which is often a result of one of the two aforementioned issues—are among a handful of problems that our culture has traditionally viewed as moral failings, rather than from physiological disorders. While some progress has been made in this realm, it has not been nearly enough to effect substantive […]