The Mentally Ill Person’s Guide To Jury Duty

Many of you may remember my post from July of 2015 titled Jury Duty For The Mentally Ill: Are You Fit To Serve?. In it, I asked an important question: does mental illness disqualify you from jury duty in the United States?   After receiving a summons for jury duty and calling in every Tuesday,…

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Bernie Sanders Made A Joke About Mental Illness

Dear Bernie Sanders: Mental Illness Is Not A Joke     Someone’s feeling the Bern, and it just happens to be Sanders himself.   Bernie Sanders made a joke about mental illness at last night’s Democratic debate, implying that the GOP candidates’ behavior was the result of mental illness. Here’s the joke in his own…

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Passing The Time

You wouldn’t believe how many rough drafts I have saved for this site.   It seems like each time I get the urge to write, I get tired right in the middle of it. Right now isn’t a good time for me to write either. I feel drained, anxious, dry-mouthed, too hot, too cold, and…

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