THE DSM-5 Made Easy To Understand

  WHAT IS THE DSM-5? It's often referred to as the psychiatrist's bible. DSM stands for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It covers all mental health disorders for both children and adults. It lists known causes of these disorders, statistics in terms of gender, age at onset, and prognosis as well as some … Continue reading THE DSM-5 Made Easy To Understand

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 a tweet back from Patrick Kennedy, a call from the Governor of Montana, and the … Continue reading Email I sent to Representatives in the General Assembly in NC

Advocates for People with Mental Illnesses Need to Unite

One voice can make a difference. However, 100,000+ voices could make so much more of an impact. If you don't want to read this whole article, please skip to "LET'S Unite and MAKE A DIFFERENCE" at the end of the article. There are so many people out there who have Facebook, Twitter and other social … Continue reading Advocates for People with Mental Illnesses Need to Unite

Is there anyone with influence who cares about the mentally ill?

Are there any people out there who have influence who will talk about mental illness? I don't think so. 1 in 4 Americans are affected by a mental illness. However, it seems the only time mental illness is brought up is after a tragic event. There has to be someone out there who wants to … Continue reading Is there anyone with influence who cares about the mentally ill?