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After Attending Cruz Rally as a Mental Health Advocate will I vote for him?

I drove over two hours to attend Cruz’s rally. The picture of where it was going to be was a small church so I figured I would be able to ask him a question. I had written it up and … 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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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 … 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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Media Distortion Re: Mental Illness

This is a Letter to the Editor I wrote that was published in the Winston Salem Journal.  (Link below) Media distortion I cringe every time I hear that there has been a mass shooting because I anticipate the media coming … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Issue? Make Your Politicians Accountable!

I write letters to people with influence as an advocate for people with mental illness. It can be very discouraging. I have been doing this for 25 years since I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After seeing the way people … 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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