Pledge to do what you can in your community. Sources of Strength is an awesome program to promote within schools. Enroll or help youth enroll in programs like scouts, drama clubs, 4H or the likes.
When I ask you to listen to me and you start giving me advice, you have not done what I asked.
When I ask you to listen to me and you begin to tell me why I shouldn't feel that way, you are trampling on my feelings.
When I ask you to listen to me and you feel you have to do…Read More
Hey everyone- hope you are doing well. I have been out of commission for awhile but back at the blogging. Recently several incidents have happened that caused me to want to write about stigma once again.
Imagine a very beautiful woman, bright eyes, shiny hair, a smile that warms a room,…Read More
Happy New Year. I wanted to send an encouraging, inspiring word to start off the new year. A co-worker sent me this story from somewhere and I thought it appropriate to pass it along- (look up and read The Enemy's Perfect Plan)
So here is my recipe for a better new year. Use what worked from last…Read More
Like---I'm sure---all of you, I have gone through these days since the unspeakable tragedy in Sandy Hook with a feeling of profound sorrow, thinking of the families who lost their children, of the immensity and torment of their grief. As an actress, my craft has taught me to imagine myself walking…Read More
By Darcy Gruttadaro, Director, NAMI Child & Adolescent Action CenterTuesday, August 28, 2012
BULLYING IS NEVER OKAY.
It is not just kids being kids. It is not simply part of growing up. It is harmful and destructive and a major challenge to mental health.
That's why the U.S. Department of…Read More