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.
Background of the Campaign On September 1, 2016, “the new grade determination guidelines for mental disorders” came into effect. Since then, the mentally disabled living alone have never been able to receive disability pensions. Monthly wage i … Continue reading Donation Campaign To Support the Mentally Disabled Living Alone Has Been Launched.
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.
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.