Northern Voice 2009 – Coping Digitally: Breaking Stigma and Healing Mental Illness Through Blogging


Tod Maffin
Airdrie Miller
Isabella Mori

Credit: Derek K. Miller

Credit: Derek K. Miller

Airdrie’s post on Coping Digitally – the panel

Isabella’s post on Coping Digitally - summary of questions

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Comments (8)

TheQuackFebruary 21st, 2009 at 1:11 pm

Thanks for liveblogging this, Raul.
Of all the talks at NV, this is the one I was really disappointed I would not get to see. Getting to read your live blog was a great way to get at least a little of the material.

tofufightingFebruary 21st, 2009 at 1:42 pm

So how can we continue this conversation post #northernvoice09? It seems like we ran out of time to discuss stigma after the introductions of the panellists (not complaining – completely appreciated each story – just want to get to the stigma issue) Can we affect social stigma through social media? If so, how?

AirdrieFebruary 21st, 2009 at 2:09 pm

Thanks for live-blogging, Raul. I love that you incorporated the tweets. We will continue this discussion over at

isabella moriFebruary 21st, 2009 at 5:29 pm

fabulous, and thanks so much, raul! coveritlive is cool!

yes, there was not enough time. thinking about how to do something similar next time, or maybe even sooner?

Talking To AirFebruary 21st, 2009 at 9:31 pm

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