Monthly Archive: May, 2012

Motivated to Act: SCAD

The words, “We don’t know” pushed Katherine K. Leon to initiate research at the Mayo Clinic.  Why is this unusual?  Katherine is not a physician or a researcher.  She is a patient. But… Continue reading

Tomorrow Isn’t Promised

“Sadly people always believe they will have time later; trauma taught my family tomorrow isn’t promised.”  Alisa Hughley 2012 At 16, Carey Hughley excitedly showed his little sister, Alisa, 12, his brand new driver’s license.  He… Continue reading

Awareness Months

In Action:  Beyond Awareness I broached the subject of Awareness Months.  Because there is some confusion, I am going to discuss the Transtheoretical Model to clarify. Prochaska, Norcross, and DiClemente developed the Transtheoretical Model.  It is… Continue reading

Blogging for Mental Health: Reframe the Discussion

Today I am responding to the call for bloggers… Join us on Wednesday, May 16, and publish a post on your blog about mental health’s importance, how we can diminish stigma, or the… Continue reading

Action: Beyond Awareness

In the 80’s and 90’s I watched public broadcasting shows and tired of the environmental documentaries. Why? Because the documentaries left me depressed.  All the terrible changes were and still are occurring.  Man wasn’t sharing the world… Continue reading