For Mother’s Day
I’ve been on vacation this past week, the week leading up to Mother’s Day, which provided me the much needed time away from the daily grind to reflect on what it means to be a mother. Mother’s Day weekend, 2003, I was almost five months pregnant with my first baby. I was just getting over morning sickness, and…
Exercise as therapy
Exercise for improved sense of well-being.
Stigma caused by archaic bunk
Mental illness stigma caused by archaic “bunk.”
Can suicide be prevented?
Up to 10% of depression sufferers do not respond to treatment.
World Suicide Prevention Day
September 10th is World Suicide Awareness Day. SPAN-GA raises money for Camp SOS.
On motherhood, mental illness, and the importance of memory
Of course I would want my child to know his grandmother. Not only was mental illness a part of who my mother was, it was – and still is – an important part of our family’s medical history.