The question was asked in the Facebook Group Advocates for People with Mental Illnesses "What do you think the biggest problem with the mental health system is?" and these are the answers. The numbers next to the answers represent the amount of times someone liked the comment. Stigma 17Cant get a doctor when needed they … Continue reading Answers to “What Do You Think The Biggest Problem Is With The Mental Health System?” by Mental Health Advocates
Note Green is the Color for Mental Health World Mental Health Day is quickly approaching. This year, more than ever due to COVID, we need to make sure Mental Health is on everyone's minds. World Mental Health Day 2021- Theme - Mental Health in an Unequal World VIDEO Now is the time to get started! … Continue reading Attention Mental Health Advocates: Let’s Color the World Green for World Mental Health Day on October 10th
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
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 in Florida and wanted to thank you for what you did for the mentally Ill" … Continue reading To Governor Bush: Was it the Right Decision?
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 need Senator Paul's help'" it would be ignored by almost everyone except mental help advocates. … Continue reading Dear Dr.Rand Paul, We need your help!
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
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!
I am the founder of Mental Health Advocates United and Advocates for People with Mental Illnesses. Yesterday, I challenged both my group and followers of my page to thank a mental health advocate. As the day continued, the idea developed into the Thank an Advocate Challenge. I have taken the challenge on myself and have … Continue reading Thank an Advocate Challenge