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Richard Bell

Richard J Bell calls himself a Media and Arts Mental Health Advocate, as he writes about his lived experience with the hopes that it will relate to other people who have similar situations in their own lives. Since 2007, he has had contemporary auto-biographical pieces published in the form of poetry, lived experienced articles, opinion pieces, memoirs and poetical photographs.

Posts by Richard Bell

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The Masquerade of Disclosure

Media and Arts Mental Health Advocate, Richard Bell considers the risky dance of disclosing a mental health issue – when is the right time to disclose in both professional and personal settings? In the masquerade of acceptance, sometimes I must judge the situations, before disclosing my mental illness. When is the ...