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    My Documentary: Diagnosis Uncertain #viisquad #HealthDocumentary #advocate #justice #HealthcareProviders #Documentary

    Hey guys, this is my Documentary. We're hoping to turn it into a series since I have a lot of ongoing things and discoveries. If anyone has any recommendations on where to submit this, please let me know. Also, please let me know if you have an interest in sharing your story. I've been treated TERRIBLY by the healthcare system, and I'm the one suffering and paying for it ultimately. There's some sinister stuff happening within the system, and I'm making a stand. youtu.be/z2janL-IySY

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    Dear illness

    <p>Dear illness</p>
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    I am new to The Mighty

    Hi, my name is Alex Hatch. I had a stroke when I was 10 & I never fit any of the normal molds with my disability. If anybody has ever felt this way please reach out to me. I would love to exchange stories with you & let you know that you are not alone.

    #TheMighty #mystory #Stroke #PediatricStroke #advocate

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    Surviving

    hello my name is saida i am 25 years old and I am diagnosed with mental health disabilities and other disabilities as well

    I struggle a lot and I also have been through so much in my life I know what it is like to struggle with mental health and so much more

    I wrote all about my struggles because I want others to feel that they have support and a strong advocate too

    Here’s the links to all of my writing materials I have done

    www.wattpad.com/story/259234397

    drewsloversmoon.wordpress.com/2021/01/03/my-journey

    #MentalHealth #Disabled #PTSD #advocate #Autism

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    CURING HUMANITY

    <p>CURING HUMANITY</p>
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    > have been through quite the myriad of crappy situations and experiences in my llife. I want to become a known advocate for people who have mental health issues, people on the autism spectrum, abuse victims, and addicts in recovery. Particularly the co-occurences of addiction with mental health, and autism with abuse. I really feel like the best way for me to do this is to write basically my life story; what all I have been through and suffered, and what I have learned and achieved from it. Any tips on how to get started as an advocate in this way? Even if it's not by writing a book, I feel very strongly about becoming an advocate and making my voice and my story heard. Any tips and advice is welcone!

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    Ok so this isn’t REALLY a life hack...

    <p>Ok so this isn’t REALLY a life hack...</p>
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    What I thought was #ChronicFatigueSyndrome was the start of my #MDD

    Isn't it amazing that we find out just how long we find we were falling before we hit the #bottom ? My 1st mental health group #Therapy educated myself and the others in the group about #Depression itself and its components. Regardless of where each of us were, the therapist was able to #validate our concerns and connect with each of us. When I addressed my concerns with my PCP that I thought I had #ChronicFatigueSyndrome multiple times over the past 18 months, it was attributed to #PTSD and #Stress but never #Depression or #Anxiety . My therapist and group leader is planning to address this with my PCP. I didn't have to get this sick, I didn't have to become this #numb , I didn't need to have #si for my medical team to pay attention. But I did, and now, I speak to anyone who will listen. Get help, find someone to listen, #advocate for yourself and others.

    Now, I fight for #short -termdisability coverage because mental health is not considered an eligible #coverage concern. This is why people are afraid to get the help they so desperately need. I am the primary source of income for my family but I cannot afford to make mistakes at work or a pet will suffer or worse, die. I will not go back to work until the doctor gives me the green light. I have to take care of me 1st, I owe it to myself and my children.