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Real talk about mental health

November 10, 2021 /
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By Cynthia Fowler, Fully Freely Fit | Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 12:05 a.m. Those words express the very real stigma that permeates our culture. To really understand why stigma is dangerous for our community, we must look at the definition. One dictionary defines it as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.” See: https://www.thegardenisland.com/2020/11/04/lifestyles/real-talk-about-mental-health/

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Kauai Healing Mental Health Artshow

Real talk about mental health

November 4, 2020 /
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Those words express the very real stigma that permeates our culture. To really understand why stigma is dangerous for our community, we must look at the definition. One dictionary defines it as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.” Let that sink in for a moment. The truth is that mental illness does carry a mark, and those who feel marked by mental illness of any kind often experience deep…

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Mental health show set; volunteers, donors welcome

October 15, 2020 /
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Kauai Mental Health Advocates and “Inspired to Create Media” are creating an event that highlights the benefits of mental health through the exploration of cultural identities in a different art forms. The Healing Mental Health Art Show is set for Nov. 15 at the old Sports Authority in Kukui Grove Center. Organizers said their hope is to ignite or revitalize a “proactive curiosity of identity amongst the keiki and their ohana.” “We also want to…

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