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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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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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Is Society to Blame for the Mental Health Care System not working?

NEWS FLASH:  Mental Illness exists in our world. One in Four people in the United States have a mental illness. Mental Illnesses really are chemical imbalances in the brain. They are not a sign of weakness. In fact, those who … 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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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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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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