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

Don’t Judge Me for Confessing Our Truth

It's Friday... So I'm going to endeavor to restrain from making this a deep or long post. BUT, something is on my mind. As a faith-based mental health advocate, I daily encourage everyone, especially the church to join me in my movement of breaking mental health barriers. Now, I have been very transparent about being … Continue reading Don’t Judge Me for Confessing Our Truth

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

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Cancer has ceased to become a silent killer because everybody is talking about it, advocating on behalf of those who fought the battle, and those alive who continue to fight. Fight for what? Their lives.  The lives of those they love. Because when someone you love and care about is ill you want to help … Continue reading Survivors of Suicide Loss Day