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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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To Governor Bush: Was it the Right Decision?

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 … 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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Mental Health Awareness Day & Thanks to Some Governors

I just want to say thank you to the following governors for proclaiming the second week of October to be Mental Illness Awareness Week in their state. For more background on why they did this, click here. (Pictures of Proclamations … Continue reading

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There is Hope: Mental Health Conference at White House

I was very leery when Jay Carney announced that  there was going to be a Mental Health Conference at the White House. I was afraid that it was going to be about gun violence and to be honest didn’t think … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Why June 3rd Is an Important Day in the US, Who is Invited, and What is the Agenda?

  Note: After hearing President Obama and others speak I have to say that I am impressed and am hopeful and convinced that things are going to change regarding mental illness and mental health. This blog entry was written prior … Continue reading

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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 … 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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