By Clif Wright – People with Mental Health Labels Should Feel Rage, Part 1 of 2

Where is the Rage?

I don’t mean to offend anyone, but I do mean what I’m about to say. It’s meant to be real talk — RAW — about rage. Sometimes, the only appropriate response to oppression is rage.

Movements, civil disobedience, and especially non-violent direct action are not for the faint-hearted, can’t-we-all-just-get-along crowd.

This is for the bravest and brightest among us, folks who are ready to give EVERYTHING, put everything on the line, put their asses, freedom, and lives on the line to challenge the forces that would, and indeed are, destroying them, their families and

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Pat Risser – I Used To Be Low Functioning — Not Any More!

Low Functioning?

I was labeled “low-functioning.” Of course that was a punishment label.

If you can’t help others because labels, like “low functioning,” and treatment plans, are in your way, you should step aside and find some other calling. Not everyone is cut out to do this work.

I’ve known many doctors (MD and Ph.D.) who should never have any human contact because their people skills were so meager. They should be in some back room laboratory somewhere, torturing poor rats. At least they’d never get to torture us with their holier than thou attitudes.

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