Monthly Archives: October 2013

Finding Your Purpose and Going After Your Dreams

I have been a mental health advocate for over 25 years. I have been in and out of psychiatric hospitals so many times that I have lost count. However, I also have accomplished a lot before going on disability. For … Continue reading

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Brandon Marshall Needs to Be Commended

I just read that Brandon Marshall stood up to the NFL because he wants to wear green shoes in recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, He has Borderline Personality Disorder. Way to go Brandon! We need more celebrities like you … Continue reading

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My Reaction to Bill O’Reilly’s Opinion Regarding Mental Illness

Note: Although this aired  awhile ago, I think that people should be aware of how Bill O’Reilly views people with mental illness. It is because of his opinion and the potential of influencing his viewers, that we have a problem … Continue reading

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Media Distortion Re: Mental Illness

This is a Letter to the Editor I wrote that was published in the Winston Salem Journal.  (Link below) Media distortion I cringe every time I hear that there has been a mass shooting because I anticipate the media coming … Continue reading

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