I was surprised watching television, specifically, Gran Hermano VIP in Telecinco. The declarations of Los Chunguitos have scandalized me: “I’d rather have a misshapen son than a gay son”.
Posts of the ActivaMent’s Blog.
My name is Carles and I am 36 years old. 6 months ago I was diagnosed with depression, even though I have felt a profound sadness for a long time. The problem, though, is that I do not know for how long.
The Asperger Syndrome one has it for the entire life. At least, I have been told that by the professionals who treat me, and I believe it. Moreover, it probably has been different from the moment I discovered the world and the world discovered me.
Hi, my name is Estefanía and I’m thirty years old. Nine years ago, my life broke. I froze in an immense pain to which I have been addicted to, until very recently. My diagnosis: Bipolar Disorder.
I am a person with Autism. The type of Autism that I suffer (Asperger syndrome) lets me verbally express, but the words with which I interact are not the same than the ones that others use.
When you get lost in the jungle, there are many roads, many paths, many ways to reach a possible destination. When it come the (so-called) mental illness, we find ourselves as if we were entering a populated jungle.
What is recovery? According to María Moliner’s Dictionary (2007), one of the meanings is: “To recover something that was lost”. In our case, that is, in the case of people with mental disorders, that “something” is as different in each one of us, as our pain is.
My trauma originated during the early 80s, when times were changing in Spain. I was then 9 or 10, and my memories are a bit blurred.
(Català) Hola a tothom. Sóc Alfonso. Els informes diuen que pateixo un trastorn mental del tipus esquizoafectiu.
When we talk about recovery… what are we exactly talking about? About healing? About not having symptoms? Because I’m not recovered up to this point. But if we talk about recovery, assuming that even if we have symptoms, relapses and not feeling completely well, we can have a life with quality social relationships