Book Review: Mental Health Emergencies

Book Review: Mental Health Emergencies

A first responder’s guide to recognizing and handling mental health crises. I saw this book and wanted to read it to learn how to help others including myself. I have no medical training and am NOT a first responder. I am a parent and an advocate. I feel that...
Compassion & Love

Compassion & Love

I sit here tonight. Thinking of my cousin, Amber and so many others battling the demons of addiction. Amber passed quickly from an overdose after struggling with depression and self medication. My cousin, he has been in a coma for nearly weeks now. Addiction is a...
What Do You Need For Your Mental Health?

What Do You Need For Your Mental Health?

Do you know what your mental health needs are? I have been talking to my friend Bipolar Barbie a lot, she is a very inspiring woman who really makes me think. I like to think through and understand as much as possible. Keeping an open mind is very important, you...
Enabling Or Helping?!

Enabling Or Helping?!

I think sometimes it is so hard to determine if you are enabling or helping a person. I try to be there, but sometimes I feel like I shouldn’t be doing what I am doing. It’s gets confusing, you want to help and do what is right. But you also have to give...