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 [...]

2015-04-13T13:38:11+00:00April 13th, 2015|23 Comments

Stuck to the Couch

Another brief update as I'm taking it easy, trying to get myself over yet another bout of gastroenteritis. (I do not suffer nearly as much as my son does, but it has me [...]

2015-03-25T19:03:19+00:00March 25th, 2015|29 Comments

NAMI Advocacy Update: December 2014

December 19, 2014 email entitled NAMI Advocacy Update: December 2014 Congressional Budget Bill a Mixed Bag This past weekend Congress passed the “Continuing Resolution – Omnibus” spending bill (HR 83) for the remaining months [...]

2014-12-20T18:38:34+00:00December 20th, 2014|8 Comments

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, so please donate to any of these charities near and dear to my heart: ALZ.org ~ My father has dementia. Alzheimer's is one form of dementia that Alzheimer's Association [...]

2014-12-02T09:18:17+00:00December 2nd, 2014|10 Comments

NAMI Advocacy Update

Received this NAMI Advocacy Update email on November 25, 2014: Congress Begins Post-Election “Lame Duck” Session Congress has returned for a post-election “lame duck” session. Their main task is to complete work on 2015 spending [...]

2014-11-28T12:08:05+00:00November 28th, 2014|8 Comments

Mental Health Resources

RESOURCES IN THE UNITED STATES Descriptions are directly quoted from each resource's website. DBSA: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance dbsalliance.org Support Groups Help Depression and bipolar disorder can be isolating illnesses, but DBSA [...]

2014-09-19T11:22:37+00:00September 19th, 2014|8 Comments