Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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New Zealand shoe project fighting high suicide rates

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by TiredSam, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    I have to admit, I was a bit frustrated that they "stole" our idea, however I am not sure if millions missing came up with the idea of the shoe-protest themselves or got it from some other campaign. On top of May now being "mental health month" now this (yes, I know we don't own the month).

    It was a good image for us, due to so many people not being well enough to attend protests, and if it gets taken-over by the mental health movement we might have to stop using it, as it will be just confusing for people. I know I am being a bit grumpy about this, but so many other groups have so much more money and help than us and it is frustrating if we can't have something for ourselves for once. I suppose my view is a bit coloured by the fact that I am not convinced a lot of the campaigning on mental health is doing any good.
     

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