Mental Health Warrior: Stephanie Ortez

I crossed paths with Stephanie in a rather unusual way, the details of which are not important. Our first few encounters with each other were not our most shining moments, but they were part of our journey, not only in our personal recovery, but also in the amazing bond that we have forged since then. … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Stephanie Ortez

Mental Health Warrior: Gabe Howard

I have been racking my brain trying to recall when it was that I first "met" Gabe, and I just can't. It's not because it was unremarkable, it's because I just feel like I've always know him. Gabe has that way about him - he makes everyone feel like they are his buddy. He's approachable, … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Gabe Howard

Mental Health Warrior: Sarah Fader

I count my lucky stars every day for crossing paths with this Golden Soul. When I think of the word "advocate" Sarah Fader comes to mind. Not only is she the founder and CEO of a non-profit that I believe in with all of my heart and soul, but this woman would give you the … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Sarah Fader

Mental Health Warrior: Courtney Keesee

As a mother I often worry about my children in this day and age. I worry about the things that society would have them believe they should place their value on. I worry about the kind of role models they will have to look up to when all I see portrayed in the media are … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Courtney Keesee

Mental Health Advocacy Issues From My Point Of View

When I first started my Facebook page, which is a mental health support and awareness page, I had no idea that it would become as popular as it has. It is by no means what one would consider huge, but the followers of the page are there for support, insight and to feel that they … Continue reading Mental Health Advocacy Issues From My Point Of View

My Response to Tom Sullivan Calling Bipolar Disorder A Fad

**Trigger Warning** Talk of Suicide Attempt By now I'm sure most of you have heard the ridiculous statements made on air by the ignorant Tom Sullivan of Fox News Radio. I mean yes it is Fox News, but come on, this is a new low even for them. If you still don't know what I'm … Continue reading My Response to Tom Sullivan Calling Bipolar Disorder A Fad