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 an important step in making the lives of the mentally ill and their families better. It … Continue reading How it can take ONE MINUTE to Start to Change the Mental Health System

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 in the primaries.    If Trump and Clinton are my choices in the general  election I … Continue reading Trump vs Clinton: Who will have the vote of the mentally ill?

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, it does not matter.  Why?  The media won't ask questions about how the candidates would … Continue reading Do the votes of Mental Health Advocates Matter?

What They are not Talking about at the Debates

                                                          Picture Credit: CNN.com I watched all the debates in the beginning, but have to admit that I am only listening to comments later now. As far as … Continue reading What They are not Talking about at the Debates

Candidates-Do you care about the mentally ill? PROVE IT!

Most of the candidates have been dodging questions about the problem of mental illness in America. Some will bring it up when talking about gun control by saying things like we need to fix the mental health system or we need to help guns out of the mentally ill. Well, when is the question going … Continue reading Candidates-Do you care about the mentally ill? PROVE IT!