Mental Health Month – Fitness #4Mind4Body

Mental Health Month is May, today is May 1st. I started a new book a few days again that has been eye opening to me and just enlightening. I have been around recovery for so much of my life, but this book is just really connecting to me. I didn't expect to connect so...

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 everyone...

National Take Back 2018

**Please Share This Has Great Potential to Save a Life** This Saturday, April 28th, is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 am to 2 pm. Prescription drugs have been finding their ways on the streets and in the pockets of our youth.  After collecting more...

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...

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 your loved...