I have been privileged to belong for many years to an online support group called Ivory Garden. Through it I have found lasting friendships and hope that has helped to carry me to where I am in my new life after trauma. There are those who think that this site is like other dissociative [...]
100% OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD WILL SUFFER FROM A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS!
My mother died of an opioid overdose in June, 2011. We will never know for certain whether she did it on purpose, or if she simply misjudged. All I know for sure is that she is dead. I myself suffered from addiction to opioids from early adulthood until June, 2015. This July [...]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a fact that most of you are already aware. The goal of having a month in honor of those who live with mental health challenges is to start a conversation about mental illness. Only if mental illness is brought out into the bright sunlight can it be recognized not [...]
A guest post written by Shaylynn Hayes
I'm have been on the planning committee for the Region 3-4 conference. This event is planned, and held by people with mental health challenges. I am proud to announce our next conference to be held on September. I've attended and spoken at the Region 3-4 conference and I urge providers, peers and loved ones living [...]
An important event to take place in May- Mental Health Awareness Month