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In my youthful list of things to do/experience/achieve, depression wasn’t one of them. So for more years than I care to admit, I did my best to ignore it, which solved nothing. 768 kata lagi


Where's the village? Parenting Beyond the High School Years When Mental Illness Plays a Role

I’ve heard over the years, from family and friends, the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child. I don’t know about you, but I tend to agree. 680 kata lagi


FAMILY TO FAMILY COURSE offers mutual support and education

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation and NAMI Pierce will sponsor the NAMI Family to Family Course specifically for families of people diagnosed with serious mental illness, or families of people who are demonstrating symptoms of possible mental illness.  410 kata lagi

Life On The Plateau


Two months ago I was planning for my Upcoming DBT Graduation.  I needed to make it to the end of the year without any negative actions, although I actually left group a little earlier due to being scheduled to work on the last Tuesday of December.   965 kata lagi

We’re badass and #TheReal5150. We’re peers fighting the stigma of living with a mental illness and fundraising for Fresno’s NAMIWalks yearly event. (Please note: All donations directly benefit the Fresno-area community peers, families and loved ones affected by mental illness. 389 kata lagi

Each Mind Matters

Korea 2015

Last April 2015, me and my partner’s family went to Korea. Initially I wasn’t really that excited because I never expected that my mom would permit me to travel without her. 199 kata lagi