5K Walk For Mental Health

October 1-7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. During this week, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) engages in an intense campaign to raise awareness about mental illness and dismantle the stigma. According to NAMI, 1 out of every 5 adults in the United States will experience a mental illness during their lifespan. Thus, if you look into the mirror or in around you, it … Continue reading 5K Walk For Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Mental illness, specifically untreated depression, is the leading cause of suicide. You are not alone. Seek help. Mental illness is real. You can survive and thrive. Logic recently performed “1-800-273-8255” at the VMAs sharing his struggles with depression and suicidal ideation. I want you to be alive.-Logic https://youtu.be/_Ju6Q8Azcmg Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline if you need to talk … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror

  Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror I have always found myself running behind and taking care of others. That is the type of person that I am. I strive off acknowledgment and the idea that I make a difference in someone’s life. I want to be the person that people could depend on. It wasn’t until my depression got the best of me … Continue reading Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror

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Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame

Voices of Hope On July 22, I had the opportunity to attend the Haven House Mental Health Conference hosted by The House of Hope in Decatur, GA. Anchor Hospital was the premier sponsor along with several conference partners. Mental Illness is not a punishment from God.-Rev. Dr. Percy Johnson Rev. Johnson posited that theology and mental health should be integrated. Silence The Shame One of … Continue reading Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame