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Thursday I Did A Lot

So Thursday I did a lot. Much more than I would usually do. Much more outside our home. Off the couch. In the community. Among colleagues and friends. What did I do, you [...]

Multicultural Mental Health Facts

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Culture, race, gender, ethnicity, age and sexual orientation are all factors that can influence mental health. Today we highlight recent information about our diverse communities [...]

Opportunity Knocks?

Yesterday I was volunteering at my local mental health nonprofit, which shall remain unnamed for now (okay, it was NAMI Orange County). I learned that one of their staff members recently gave their [...]

Been Busy

No wonder I'm exhausted! Friday I attended a NAMI California Regional Meeting in which we participated in NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Training. NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a hands-on advocacy training program that helps [...]

This Is My Brave Now – A Guest Post by Kitt O’Malley

Thank you, Jennifer Marshall for featuring my guest post on This is My Brave: This Is My Brave Now - A Guest Post by Kitt O'Malley. This is My Brave as I write these words. [...]

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Allie Burke

Allie Burke is the author of Paper Souls, The Enchanters Series, and her autobiography The Sandman, Vice President of Stigma Fighters, and survivor of paranoid schizophrenia. I consider her a good friend and fellow mental health advocate and Stigma [...]