Category Archives: media

Dear Parkland Students,

   Pictures Source I have heard your frustrations about the politicians not listening to you in regards to gun control.  I am not going to get into how I feel about gun control.  What I do want to talk about … Continue reading

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March Madness when it comes to Politics and Mental Health

For the most part, the colleges get along when playing basketball and most of them play with good sportsmanship. Very rarely do you see them attacking them about their beliefs, religion, and character. In fact, if they were to openly … Continue reading

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How Obama Care has impacted me in regards to “formulary” medications

I am one of the lucky ones. I am on Medicare and pay for extra benefits (an enhanced plan).  Everything is usually covered and medications have never really been a hard thing to get. However, that was until 2017. Most … Continue reading

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Dear Future President,

For a year now, the presidential candidates have been dodging questions about the problem of mental illness in America. Some will bring it up when talking about gun control and others ridicule the mentally ill. Well, when is the question … 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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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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