Why You Should Become a Mental Health Advocate

MAY is officially here! There are so many exciting things occurring this month:  Proms, Graduations and let's not forget Mother's Day.  But you know what else is special about this month? Mental Health Awareness. Yes, May is national Mental Health Awareness Month.  Lately, you might have been focusing more on your physical health by dieting, … Continue reading Why You Should Become a Mental Health Advocate

Suicide Prevention Month

It's Friday! And depending upon your current situation, the last thing you want to read about is suicide as you prepare for a long weekend. If you are on cloud nine or even 10 and everything seems to be going well with you, then you think you have no interest in reading about preventing someone … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Month

When You Don’t Understand

It's Monday. The day of the week when people usually have a lot to talk about. So....let's talk! As expected in my locale of Memphis, there was a lot of local news to get everybody talking. And depending upon your location you probably had plenty of unpleasant news broadcasted as well. Regardless of you current … Continue reading When You Don’t Understand

The Courage to FIGHT Back

Toxic relationships are like boiling water. They can make you explode or dry you out. While we are in them, we try to justify reasons for remaining in them. We try to come up with excuses to explain how we have landed in a place we never thought we would be in. Have you ever been in a place where you feel as though you have completely lost yourself?

National Suicide Prevention Week

It’s Monday... But today, many Americans are staying in bed late, intentionally lounging around house and preparing for cookouts and gatherings with family and friends. Why? It’s Labor Day!  No work. No worries.  Right? Well, maybe for some.  Everyone is not as fortunate to be off work today. Then there are some who do have … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Week