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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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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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Dear Dr.Rand Paul, We need your help!

Dear Senator Rand Paul, 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 “The Mentally Ill … 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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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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Energy and Commerce Committee Meeting on Delivering Services to the Mentally Ill

I just watched the SAMHSA’s Role in Delivering Services to the Severely Mentally Ill. (May 22, 2013) Several representatives from the Energy and Commerce Committee asked some really  good questions for Pamela Hyde, the Administrator of SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental … Continue reading

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Email I sent to Representatives in the General Assembly in NC

RESPONSES FOUND BELOW Dear Representatives; I recently received a phone call from Senator Burr, have spoken to Mayor Allen Joines, and have received an email from Virginia Foxx. I also have sent a certified letter to the White House, received … Continue reading

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Why June 3rd Is an Important Day in the US, Who is Invited, and What is the Agenda?

  Note: After hearing President Obama and others speak I have to say that I am impressed and am hopeful and convinced that things are going to change regarding mental illness and mental health. This blog entry was written prior … Continue reading

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Has the Talk about Mental Illness regarding recent shootings over?

It is sad that it takes a tragedy like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary to get people talking about mental illness. What is even sadder is  that even though the media and politicians have voiced concern over how our … Continue reading

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