New Video: Avatars for Net Neutrality!

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Draxtor Despres uploaded a new video called Avatars for Net Neutrality! on Wednesday 17th September 2014. The  video runs for 1 minute & 32 seconds. See the video below! 

While we might not be able to get rid of all lag in Second Life we most certainly should raise our voice in the battle for the net.

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How should we talk about mental health?

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Mental health suffers from a major image problem. One in every four people experiences mental health issues — yet more than 40 percent of countries worldwide have no mental health policy. Across the board it seems like we have no idea how to talk about it respectfully and responsibly.

Stigma and discrimination are the two biggest obstacles to a productive public dialogue about mental health; indeed, the problem seems to be largely one of communication. So we asked seven mental health experts: How should we talk about mental health? How can informed and sensitive people do it right – and how can the media do it responsibly?

End the stigma

Easier said than done, of course. Says journalist Andrew Solomon: “People still think that it’s shameful if they have a mental illness. They think it shows personal weakness. They think it shows a failing. If it’s their children who…

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