Video: #AmericanBadassAdvocates breaking stigma of cannabis with law enforcement and first responders

#AmericanBadassAdvocate, Eve Hinson, shares her story about medicinal cannabis for PTSD, Functional Neurological Disorder (FND), Rheumatoid Arthritis, sensory-load management, manage chronic pain, insomnia, social anxiety and to decrease nausea and increase appetite. This presentation took place in Clovis, CA for Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for American Ambulance First Responders and Clovis Police Department.

News Coverage: 51Fifty Energy Drink Debate in Unusual Turn

  51FIFTY energy drink debate takes unusual turn Foundation related to 51FIFTY drink starts campaign to end mental illness stigma Mental health advocates launch campaign that advocates for autism Supporters of 51FIFTY get vocal TheMighty.com: Energy Drink 51Fifty Under Fire for Stigmatizing Mental Illness “It’s important to us that we source local products. 51Fifty energy…

Mental Disability: From Burden to Badass

My body was a coffin after the onset of Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures*, a mental condition, in 2010. It was a living breathing container for a dead person walking. Consciousness came with unending electric pain zapping through my limbs, back, head and left me exhausted and unable to do the basics of life — like get…

Did My Research on 51 Fifty Energy Drink Name …

We bring to you the life style of 51Fifty. For the one who might not know, 51Fifty (5150) is the California Penal Code for crazy. Our kind have been called crazy over the years but never thought much of it. 51 Fifty Energy Drink marketing material. 2012. Tell me again how the name wasn’t based…

‘Glee’s’ Lauren Potter speaks out against bullying

By Genevieve Hinson, MotherOfConfusion/Eve Hinson Quirkybirdwords.com. (originally pub’d Mar 22nd 2011) Glee’s Lauren Potter wants you to end the use of the “R” word. Recently Potter, who is known as Becky Jackson on the show – Sue Sylvester’s (Jane Lynch) assistant cheerleader — stepped into a brighter spotlight as an ambassador to help those with special needs with…

NAMI Fresno Director Speaks Out Against Stigma

Attn local friends: While looking for something on the KMPH news FB feed, I see that a person by the name of Shawn Polzin shared a screenshot of my post thanking Save Mart for their decision to discontinue the purchase of 51Fifty energy drink. His comments are that people like me (posted with screenshot of…

#Team51Fifty Fans: Autism Awareness is About Acceptance Too

Do you know the ‪#‎autismawareness‬ movement was one of self-advocacy as well as seeking better support and services for our children, getting health insurance to cover services, support families getting their IEP/504/School Behavior plans in place and, oh, you know, to demand that children and people living with autism are treated with respect, not bullied…