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Will Trump Make America Great for Everyone?

Until about a year ago, I did not follow politics very much. However, this election has captured many people’s attention including mine.  I think it’s mainly because of Trump’s outlandish statements that grabbed the attention of the media. Now, I am … Continue reading

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Does Kasich have a solution to the mental health crisis like he says he does

Since the presidential campaign started, I, along with other mental health advocates, have been trying to get the candidates to talk about how they would  SOLVE the mental health crisis. We, as mental health advocates, are frustrated that mental illness/health … Continue reading

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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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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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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, … 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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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 … 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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It’s World Bipolar Day! Check out these Bipolar Disorder FB pages

There are several wonderful pages on Facebook that deal with bipolar disorder. They offer various information on the mental illness, share inspirational quotes, memes, and personal experiences with the owner’s  illness. Raising awareness of bipolar disorder and eliminating stigma” is important. … Continue reading

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Writings from the Mother of Bipolar Bandit Part 8: A Mental Health Advocate Lives On

It has been so hard to write this blog as it is just another way that it confirms  my mom is only in my heart and mind from this point forward.  I will no longer be able to email her, call … Continue reading

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