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

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?

Will Candidate Cruz earn the vote of Mental Health Advocates?

    I will be attending a Cruz rally today and hope to be able to talk to him or at least hand this to him or one of his staff members. It is time that the candidates start talking about mental health and I hope that he can make it happen. I am sick … Continue reading Will Candidate Cruz earn the vote of Mental Health Advocates?

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 media and politicians for years. I did hear back from a few governors one year … Continue reading Do you want my vote? Please talk about SOLUTIONS to the Mental Health Crisis!

A Whole New Ball Game in March

Kasich, a presidential candidate still in the race, has been quoted as saying, "I'm going to win Ohio, and when I win Ohio it's a whole new ballgame."  Source Could he be right? As an independent voter who has not yet voted in the primary election,  I still have no clue who I would vote for, … Continue reading A Whole New Ball Game in March

March Madness: Basketball vs Candidates

March Madness usually refers to college football. I think this year it will refer to the madness   of how the candidates can't prove what they stand for and the campaigns all rely on mudslinging. March Madness usually refers to college football. I think this year it will refer more about the craziness of who … Continue reading March Madness: Basketball vs Candidates

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!