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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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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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To Governor Bush: Was it the Right Decision?

Dear Governor Bush, The title of this blog is vague yet I hope will get people’s attention who normally would not read blogs I write. It is sad, but true, that if I wrote something like “I used to live … Continue reading

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Do you want my vote? Please talk about SOLUTIONS to the Mental Health Crisis!

I think it is important for a president to listen to what the people say. It is very frustrating that I can’t find a voice. I have written numerous letters, emails, made phone calls and tried to communicate with the … Continue reading

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What They are not Talking about at the Debates

                                                          Picture Credit: CNN.com I watched all the debates in the beginning, but … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Presidential Candidates Need to Talk about Mental Health

It does not matter if you have already picked out your candidate, if you are a Republican or a Democrat, or what issues that are being debated that matter most to you.  However, if you are a mental health advocate, … Continue reading

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Virginia Shooting: Mental Illness vs Gun Violence

Every time there is a mass shooting, I just wait for the media to tell us that the person was mentally ill and that is why they did it.  It saddens me that the media oftentimes does not mention that … Continue reading

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