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Video Materials on Depression and a Breakdown of Expenditures for Japanese Living Alone in Relative Poverty

The amount of disability pension benefits (monthly) in US dollars

In the previous article, I explained that since September 1, 2016, the mentally disabled living alone in Japan are hit with the “double whammy.” Their own mental illness (existing difficulty) Relative Poverty (due to cutoff of disability pensions) On … Continue reading Video Materials on Depression and a Breakdown of Expenditures for Japanese Living Alone in Relative Poverty

What Is This Thing Called Relative Poverty? Save the Mentally Disabled Living Alone in Japan From It

The second page of the medical certificate

From the spring of 2017, I began to suffer from poverty. Around that time, my application for disability pension was denied. Since September 1, 2016, the mentally disabled living alone in Japan have fallen into poverty one after another in the same m … Continue reading What Is This Thing Called Relative Poverty? Save the Mentally Disabled Living Alone in Japan From It

The English Version Is Officially Released. Save the Mentally Disabled Living Alone From Economic Sanctions by the Japanese Government

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On August 7, 2020, I published an article: Disability Pension Should Have Been Provided to the Mentally Disabled Living Alone. As an Alternative, I’ve Started a Donation Campaign. At the same time, I started to accept donations through online form po … Continue reading The English Version Is Officially Released. Save the Mentally Disabled Living Alone From Economic Sanctions by the Japanese Government

Disability Pension Should Have Been Provided to the Mentally Disabled Living Alone. As an Alternative, I’ve Started a Donation Campaign

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The mentally disabled living alone can hardly reintegrate into society without public financial support. This is the heartfelt scream I wrote in the article: Since September 2016, it has become severely difficult to receive a DISABILITY PENSION for o … Continue reading Disability Pension Should Have Been Provided to the Mentally Disabled Living Alone. As an Alternative, I’ve Started a Donation Campaign

Since September 2016, It Has Become Severely Difficult to Receive a Disability Pension for Only the Mentally Disabled in Japan

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One day in November 2016, my depression has flared up. This forced me to retire from work. I was suffering from a serious sleep disorder. For example, I went to bed at 23: 00 and woke up at 24: 00. The very short sleep led to a serious sleep deprivat … Continue reading Since September 2016, It Has Become Severely Difficult to Receive a Disability Pension for Only the Mentally Disabled in Japan