Tag Archives: Depression: A Global Crisis

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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40 Million Voters Ignored

About 12 million Americans are living with  cancer 400,000 Americans suffer from multiple sclerosis; 1 million from Parkinson’s and 1.2 million are living with HIV/AIDS. 40 million Americans over the age of 18 suffer from a mental illness!!! Los Angeles Times That is … Continue reading

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You could Save a Life: You have two days left!

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 7-13.  You have until Saturday to make a difference. October 10th was World Mental Health Day. You may have missed it, but you can still learn from the theme of the day yesterday. The … Continue reading

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Appeal to the media and politicians: Does anyone care that it is Mental Illness Awareness Week in America?

Today is World Mental Health Day and this week is Mental Illness Awareness week in America.  Below are some shocking statistics about how mental illness affects our population. “The burden of mental illness and addictions is more than 1.5 times … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day Around the World

This year World Mental Health Day will celebrate its 20th anniversary on October 10th. It is estimated that over 100 countries now celebrate this day.  The theme for 2012 is Depression: A Global Crisis.  This blog is intended to show … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day Information

October 10th, has been set aside by more than 100 countries worldwide as World Mental Health Day. This year, the 20th anniversary, the theme is “Depression:A Global Crisis”.Ref1 “Mental disorders affect nearly 12 % of the world’s population which is about 450 … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 4th thru 10th, 2015: What can you do?

Mental Illness Awareness Week started in 1990.  What can you do to help raise awareness of mental illnesses and stomp out the stigma that still exists today? 1. Contact someone you know who suffers from a mental illness and let … Continue reading

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