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Types of Mental Disorders

You probably have heard of many mental illnesses, but do you know the types of each one? There are many that you probably have not heard of and they are listed below with a brief description of each one. Types … Continue reading

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Black Celebrities who have a Mental Illness

IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH The list of black celebrities is endless.  These courageous people have paved the way for so many others to become singers, doctors, lawyers, athletes, politicians, teachers, scientists, and more. What you might not have considered … Continue reading

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Positive Things Can Come From Amanda Bynes’s Extended Hospital Stay

When I read an article by ABC News that Amanda would be required to stay at the psychiatric hospital for another two weeks, I was relieved and am really hoping that good things can come from this. I wrote a blog … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the first full week of October, NAMI and participants across the country are bringing awareness to mental illness. Each year we … Continue reading

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Thank an Advocate Challenge

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 … Continue reading

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Brandon Marshall Needs to Be Commended

I just read that Brandon Marshall stood up to the NFL because he wants to wear green shoes in recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, He has Borderline Personality Disorder. Way to go Brandon! We need more celebrities like you … Continue reading

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How Would You React if Someone Told you They Had a Mental Illness?

Your friend tells you that they have cancer and you watch them struggle through the awful side effects of the chemotherapy, the pain caused by the cancer itself, and their strong faith helping them through it and think, ” Wow! … Continue reading

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Good News: Mental Illness is Being Talked about!

Recently I wrote a blog entitled “Is there anyone with influence who cares about the mentally ill?“. I am pleased to see that it is being talked about. Here are some articles that prove that it is still being talked about. … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream (Re: Mental Illness)

I HAVE A DREAM by Bipolar Bandit On August 28,1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed…that all men are created … 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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