Category Archive: Mental Health

Why Parents MUST NOT Stop!

Parents of Children with Special Needs I am constantly amazed at the bravery of some parents who are activists for their children in schools in the US. There are so many exhausted parents… Continue reading

“There Is No Health Without Mental Health”

“There is no health without mental health. I’d like crisis care to be linked into your regular healthcare, so your provider can follow-up long-term.” “Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death. The… Continue reading

Guardian Angels and Mental Health

Late January I’m reminded of the time I taught an introductory course in persuasion at a nearby university.  I don’t know why, but a significant number of seniors filled out the roster.  Challenging… Continue reading

World Mental Health Day

Today, October 10th, is also World Mental Health Day.  “Mental illness affects all of us, but there are still many myths and misconceptions about these disorders,” Rosalynn Carter, Founder Carter Center’s Mental Health… 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

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness

Suicide has increased (largely due to the prolonged poor economic conditions) [Medical News Today] 90%+ of those who die by suicide have a diagnosable mental illness. [National Institute of Mental Health] One out of five people… Continue reading

Resilient?

Just a random thought… Have you heard people say Children are resilient…they bounce back…don’t worry about them…? I have and I just want to say to those people If children are so resilient,… Continue reading

Save A Life

This time of year reminds me of the time I taught an introductory course in persuasion at a nearby university.  I don’t know why, but a significant number of seniors filled out the… Continue reading