If you or someone you know is suffering an episode of depression please read this.
May is mental health month and Alzheimer’s is also a mental health issue. Please read this finely written post and pass it on.
“I think that the only reason people hold onto memories so tight for so long is because memories are the only things that don’t change, even when people change..” Unknown
This is a post that I have wanted to write for some time but my heart is still raw with pain. I’m comfortably numb as the song goes . No words I write can do justice to what this illness does to people we love.
We have had the plague
Aids and HIV
The new cowboy in town in Dementia.
He has all the traits of the best cowboy in town
A steady hand
A look that says so much but not something you can be sure what it is thinking
It is true to it’s word
It takes Pride in his work
A true perfectionist
It doesn’t mind who it consumes and takes out it…
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month…I just found this blog…:)
Fight With Us | #DCfC
Mental illness is a plague in our society that knows no bounds. It cannot be ignored. Pretending it does not exist will not make the diagnoses disappear. It rages on, inflicting its wrath on hundreds of millions worldwide and does not discriminate against age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or income. Despite its overwhelming prevalence, there is a significant lack of funding for research. Treatments and medications are outrageously expensive and those afflicted are often treated as lepers by the rest of society. There are a plethora of diagnoses categorized as mental illnesses but rather than distinguish between them anyone with a mental illness is often labeled as ‘crazy’. This is not a new phenomenon and while there have been vast improvements in regard to societal and medical understanding of mental illnesses in the past fifty years, there is a long road ahead paved with…
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