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Thank You For Following

Hi! Thank you for following my blog and being committed to increasing mental health awareness across the globe.  You are invited to join the Inclusion Community Forum.  Designed to create engagement, establish and foster healthy support systems, and promote inclusion.  I encourage you to stop by and say hello.  If you have time, please introduce Read More

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Should Children Take Antipsychotic Drugs?

Sensitive and heated debates continue amongst the medical community, caregivers, school officials, and peers as to whether or not it is beneficial or ethical to prescribe antipsychotic drugs to children.  Studies have shown that children can develop worsening symptoms after taking antipsychotic drugs, thereby leading to newly developed illnesses.  On the other hand, studies have Read More

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Avoid Going Sideways – Asking the Right Mental Health Questions

Have you ever been asked some of the most inappropriate, odd, or unnerving questions about your mental illness or disorder? Maybe you have or haven’t because the answer to this question is subjective and based on perception.  There’s a chance, the person asking the question just isn’t aware of what questions are appropriate or inappropriate.  Read More

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7 Steps to Wellness

“Resolving intrapersonal conflicts and making the journey to healing one step at a time.” I am often asked how I persevered through the many challenges I’ve faced.  The challenges have ranged from mental illnesses, sexual abuse, to discrimination.  Most people to some degree have dealt with the same challenges as I have and continue to Read More