I’ve been dreading this day for the past 364. I don’t know why. It doesn’t change anything. But it is an anniversary by which we will be able to mark the rest of our lives.
Tag: psychiatric care
Dispatches From Covid-ville: Mental Illness Doesn’t Care
Mental illness doesn't give a rip that we're in the middle of a global pandemic. In our family, today, it didn't win.
Adoption is Trauma
This is part of a multi-blog series called “Adoption Is” for National Adoption Month 2019. Read the entire series. Today is the halfway point of my 30 words about adoption in 30 days. You've heard me describe the highs, lows and the uncomfortable aspects. But, I can only speak from a parent's point of view. Today, … Continue reading Adoption is Trauma
It’s World Mental Health Day and Things Need to Change
I didn't know it was World Mental Health day until it had almost passed. So many Americans (and others around the world) suffer from mental illness. Something needs to change.
Someone Has to Talk About Mental Health Issues
Begin Chapter 2. A month after taking a deep breath at the end of along summer, the next part of our marathon begin last night like the crack of a bat. In the last blog, I mused about a four-part series. I guess this is Part II on honesty. There are things a person just … Continue reading Someone Has to Talk About Mental Health Issues