Cheated by the stigma of mental illness

      I’m angry.  My doctor was commenting on the fact that I am in the last third of my life. No, I am not angry about that!  Out of nowhere it just came to me that after all these years I am angry because the stigma of mental illness kept me from...

Mental Illness-the enemy within

  My parents were the true heroes in the fight for mental wellness. And I am trying to carry on. Looking back I did not give either of them the credit they deserved. My father, living with bipolar 2 disorder, for being a successful business man, able to put two...

Cruz: Lost boy meets self-righteousness

  Following the horrific murder in Florida President Trump spoke to the lost children. No one else did. Kudos to him for stating a fact that seems not to be well known. Our children need better mental  health care and our communities must step up.  “I want to...