Some people believe these illnesses are simply bad habits that can be controlled, if only the person could exhibit just a little more “willpower” or “self-control.” Anyone with a BFRB will tell you that their illness is anything but a choice and that recovery has nothing to do with willpower.
Diana Inkpen, a professor of computer science at the University of Ottawa, is spearheading the development of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) software designed to detect signs of mental illness online.
Though discussing the fine line between having one too many and misuse or addiction can be sobering, the Fulcrum encourages students to reformulate the extreme narratives around alcohol to make a little room for those who need support.
Leading researchers come together to tackle mental illness head on.
What makes this “Oscar calibre” dramedy so special? Why is the story of a rebellious mental patient butting heads with an authoritarian nurse worthy of so much recognition and acclaim?
Let’s agree once and for all that movies should lose the “killer mental patient” stereotype, and start listening to the true experiences of those suffering from mental illness.
It’s important to recognize that the current campaign serves to alienate members of the very community it proclaims to help.