Showing posts with label #StigmasErased. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #StigmasErased. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

πŸŽ₯ IMOA - Imagine Pacific Original Article: (VIDEO)πŸŽ₯ "Ending the Stigmatic Role of the National Guard: A Call for Change"

πŸŽ₯ IMOA - Imagine Pacific Original Article: (VIDEO)πŸŽ₯

 "Ending the Stigmatic Role of the National Guard: A Call for Change"


Experience the National Guard's transformation in a split-screen animation. Historical images seamlessly evolve into a contemporary force. It emphasizes key points, setting the stage for a compelling narrative.
πŸ“… Evolution of the National Guard:

Depicting the National Guard's shift from a part-time reserve to a vibrant, dynamic force. Each era unfolds with representative imagery, narrating the Guard's evolution.
🦠The COVID-19 Pandemic:

The article portrays National Guard heroes in action during the pandemic - distributing vaccines, conducting tests, and aiding healthcare systems.
⚖️Challenges and Disparities:

Witness the disparities between active duty and National Guard benefits. Scales and side-by-side comparisons use animated elements to spotlight these differences clearly.
πŸ”„Proposed Solutions:
Experience a paradigm shift advocating for reform of career status rules. Watch as positive change unfolds, echoing a brighter future for National Guard members.
🀝Conclusion and Call to Action:
The National Guard remains a ready and reliable operational force. A call to action is made with the need for change that will inevitably make the Guard more ready, reliable, and resilient. inevitably


Monday, October 23, 2023

🌿IMSPARK: Addiction and the Human Experience: Exploring the Chronic Illness Perspective🌿

🌿Imagine...Addiction and the Human Experience: Exploring the Chronic Illness Perspective🌿

πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:

The podcast episode sheds light on the complexities of addiction and substance use disorders, challenging misconceptions and stigma, ultimately leading to a more compassionate and informed approach to these issues.

πŸ“š Source:

Johnson, H. B. and T. (2023, October 19). Addiction as a chronic illness. Medical News. 

πŸ”— Link:

πŸ’₯ What's the Big Deal: 

Addiction and substance use disorders have long been misunderstood and stigmatized. This podcast episode,πŸ’»featuring Nzinga Harrison, MD, Henry Bair, and Tyler Johnson, MD, delves into the evolving understanding of addiction🚬 as a chronic illness. It highlights the heritable and environmental factors that contribute to addiction πŸ™‡‍♂️its prevalence in modern society, πŸ¬and the importance of meaningful healthcare in addressing addiction. The conversation addresses early intervention, combating stigma, and the upcoming book "Un-Addiction: 6 Mind-Changing Conversations That Could Save a Life" by Nzinga Harrison, MD.


Friday, July 7, 2023

🌟 IMSPARK: Mental Health Advocacy 🌟


IMSPARK: Mental Health Advocacy 🌟
🌈 Imagine… Stigmas Erased
πŸ”— Link: Explore the transformative work of City Voices ➡️
πŸ“š Source: City Voices. (n.d.). City Voices. Retrieved from
πŸ”₯ What's the Big Deal:
City Voices challenges mental health stigmas by adopting an asset-based approach and empowering peers. Through peer support, community engagement, and stigma-challenging activities, they create a compassionate and inclusive society. Let's envision a future where stigmas are erased, mental health is prioritized, and everyone feels accepted and supported. πŸŒŸπŸ—£️πŸ’™

Key Terms:

🧠 IMSPARK: Thinking Strategically Like a Leader 🧠

  🧠  Imagine... Thinking Strategically Like a Leader  🧠  πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:  You have developed your strategic thinking skills and can ...