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My name is Lelena.

I am a #ChronicPain patient.

I am required to pee in a cup monthly to show #compliance to my #LowDose #opioid regimen.

I am painted as despicable, helpless, & #unclean by the powers that be.

I am a modern-day #Leper.

#EndStigma #PainLeper
Newsflash, America:

I'm not JUST a #ChronicPain patient.

I am not helpless.

I am not #unclean.

I am not #despicable.

I don't just use #pills to overcome my #SeverePain.

I refuse all #stigma, misconceptions, assumptions, and #labels.

I am an #Overcomer.
I will be criticized for calling myself a #ChronicPain patient.

People will say: she wallows in illness. She enjoys it! She IDENTIFIES with her pain.

Wrong. It is part of my reality. I must face it & battle it daily.

And I do. Despite all the negativity I face from others.
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Mental illnesses are brain based medical illnesses which affect the way we feel, think and behave, but most times we find that people excuse their general disinterest in the topic of mental illnesses by calling it an invisible illness. This is a thread. #KeeptalkingMH #endstigma
A key part of the definition above highlights that these illnesses also affect the way we behave, hence proving that indeed it does present with physical components, #KeeptalkingMH #IamMentallyAware #EndStigma
and that most times when we push the narrative of invisibility it’s either because we don’t want to see these physical symptoms are we aren’t knowledgeably equipped to identify them. So, Here’s some help: #KeeptalkingMH #IamMentallyAware #EndStigma
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Hi, tweeps, gimana harimu? Semoga dalam kondisi baik-baik aja yah. Sekarang kita akan mulai nih kultwit mengenai stigma bunuh dirinya #suicide #stigma #EndStigma @IntoTheLightID .
Stigma secara umum didefinisikan sebagai evaluasi negatif dari pemikiran, perasaan dan perilaku kita terhadap aneka ragam objek yang bisa berupa benda, institusi, ataupun kelompok tertentu. Stigma bunuh diri dapat diartikan sebagai evaluasi negatif terkait perilaku bunuh diri.
Perlu ditekankan terlebih dahulu bahwa stigma bunuh diri ini berbeda dengan stigma gangguan jiwa, meskipun keduanya seringkali muncul bersamaan pada satu individu.
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