It’s National Suicide Prevention Week… Are You Ready to Step Up?

The severity of the issue of suicide in America is great; but the community that is least spoken of is the one that should be taking the forefront this year. This is a group of people who are least likely to seek out treatment (or have treatment available), most likely to live in traumatic circumstances while … Continue reading It’s National Suicide Prevention Week… Are You Ready to Step Up?

Racism is On-Going Trauma; Specialized Attention Should Be Formed- Please Watch

I am aware that there are plenty of people who think the signs and symptoms of depression, suicide, behavioral issues and so forth are the same for everyone. While in general of course that is true, there is a very obvious factor that must be considered and dealt with among those suffering from mental illness(es) … Continue reading Racism is On-Going Trauma; Specialized Attention Should Be Formed- Please Watch

We Must Stop Avoiding Mental Illness as Health Care

This is a repost from tumblr, I don't have the original posters name but you can follow the associated tumblr page for this blog here. This infographic shows data collected by two government population and health agencies including the U.S. Census Bureau and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It displays an aggregated amount of … Continue reading We Must Stop Avoiding Mental Illness as Health Care