Mental Health Affects Your Teen

Today is a special Monday or me and my family. It commemorates the day that my 15-year-old brother’s life was lost by suicide. Marchello is the reason why I advocate for mental health and especially for suicide prevention. My advocacy includes everyone because mental health affects everyone. However, my two main focus areas are adolescents … Continue reading Mental Health Affects Your Teen

Why Parents Should Know Their Church

Spring breaks are vastly approaching.  This means that there will be a lot of students, college-level and K-12 age children, that will be vacationing and seeking other avenues for their recreational activities. For some, options will vary and others will be limited due to their families present economic status or work schedule.  This will cause … Continue reading Why Parents Should Know Their Church

Mental Health Reform Passes Senate

Have you ever worked tireless on a project or goal and recall that moment when you received the notification that all of your persistent efforts paid off?  It is a great feeling! As a mental health advocate, I have enjoyed advocating through public speaking and facilitating grass roots initiatives in my local communities to help … Continue reading Mental Health Reform Passes Senate

Talking Mental Health with Legislators

People are talking... Presidential candidates are talking... About many things.  Most of the talk has been basic rhetoric and things considered entertaining. I enjoy and appreciate 'good' entertainment as the next person. No one can argue the fact that this election season has been entertaining, but when it comes to rating its quality...well, that is … Continue reading Talking Mental Health with Legislators