Tag Archives: Mental Illness

End “Gun Free Zones”….They Do Not Work

There was a school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas recently, and it happened in a Gun Free Zone. Ten were killed, and another ten were wounded. The shooter, a 17-year-old student from the school, wore a trench … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the “March For Our Lives” Marches And The Kids Being Used as Pawns

I see a huge difference in the protest marches between Martin Luther King Jr and the ones for ” March For Our Lives”. King’s followers were informed and were marching for freedom. Today’s marchers are uninformed on many facts, and are … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention: When Someone Reaches Out…. Take Action

This past week-end I read two posts, from a Facebook friend and veteran, that told me he was in a dark place. I reached out, and here is what transpired. My friend, Jack, posts  truthful stories on FB, that upset them, … Continue reading

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When Panic Attacks Here is What You Can Do

Originally posted on Write into the Light:
Symptoms of a panic attack include: Racing heart Shallow, rapid breaths Tunnel vision Sweaty palms Feeling faint Nausea, vomiting Fear of going crazy Crying Shaking, tremors Irritability Increased sensitivity to sound, lights, touch…

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Bipolar Anxiety or Bipolar and Anxiety

Originally posted on Write into the Light:
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme mood episodes ranging from mania to depression.  Anxiety can be a symptom of bipolar disorder as stated by Dr. Emil Kraepelin, back in 1921. …

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How Do We Spot Problems And Conquer Suicide?

I recently read about a businessman and politician in AZ who committed suicide this week. He was only in his mid 50’s. I felt compelled to write about depression and suicide after reading about his death. Here is what I … Continue reading

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Mentoring Is An Overlooked Resource For Fighting Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Mentors are a support system like no other, and I am wondering if they could be more powerful than any other resource being used today, when it comes to supporting people with mental issues, and their family and friends who … Continue reading

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