Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bipolar Disorder Statistics Infographic

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I Care for Someone Who Has a Mental Illness and Want to do More to Help Them

Many people who have a mental illness or have a family member or loved one with a mental illness know that the mental system needs a lot of work. In order for the mental health system to change, we need … Continue reading

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How it can take ONE MINUTE to Start to Change the Mental Health System

Just think of how loud our voices would be if we all spent ONE MINUTE of our day asking a candidate (or several) to talk about how to SOLVE the mental health crisis. Getting them to talk about it is … Continue reading

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How it can take ONE MINUTE to Get the Candidates to talk about Mental Health

As a strong advocate, I am MAD!  I am no longer mad at the candidates who won’t talk about the mental health crisis. I am REALLY MAD at the mental health advocates for not joining together to send a message to Washington. … Continue reading

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Sanders- Will he talk about the mental health crisis?

  Candidates: I have written emails, filled out forms, made phone calls, tweeted,sent FB messages and even drove two hours to attend a rally of one of yours to get my message across that the mental health crisis needs to be … Continue reading

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Will Trump Make America Great for Everyone?

Until about a year ago, I did not follow politics very much. However, this election has captured many people’s attention including mine.  I think it’s mainly because of Trump’s outlandish statements that grabbed the attention of the media. Now, I am … Continue reading

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Does Kasich have a solution to the mental health crisis like he says he does

Since the presidential campaign started, I, along with other mental health advocates, have been trying to get the candidates to talk about how they would  SOLVE the mental health crisis. We, as mental health advocates, are frustrated that mental illness/health … Continue reading

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After Attending Cruz Rally as a Mental Health Advocate will I vote for him?

I drove over two hours to attend Cruz’s rally. The picture of where it was going to be was a small church so I figured I would be able to ask him a question. I had written it up and … Continue reading

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Trump vs Clinton: Who will have the vote of the mentally ill?

First of all, I am an independent voter and my state has not yet voted in the primaries. I have no idea who I will vote for, but as of right now, I don’t plan to vote for any candidate … Continue reading

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Do the votes of Mental Health Advocates Matter?

I have seen articles talking about what mental health advocates would ask a candidate. I have heard advocates talk about what they would say to a  candidate if they had a chance to talk to them.  (Links to articles below) However, … Continue reading

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