Catieosaurus, ADHD TikTok, and the Rise of Mental Health Self-Advocacy

When those with mental illness start speaking for themselves, everyone benefits.

Matthew Maniaci
Thing a Day
Published in
5 min readNov 5, 2021

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Photo by Matthew Ball on Unsplash

My partner has recently gotten into TikTok, as many people have during the pandemic. She watches a lot of different channels — everything from food and tea channels to social justice channels. There’s a lot of…

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Matthew Maniaci
Thing a Day

I write about everything from my experience with mental illness to politics to philosophy. Much of my so-called "wisdom" is from Tumblr dot com. He/him/his.