For those who don't know, I work in customer service at a local business. Yesterday (August 3, 2017), I took advantage of an opportunity to crack open some of the stigma surrounding mental illnesses but also to help educate and encourage someone. You see, one of my regular customers commented that he really appreciated that … Continue reading 8/4/2017

Stigma Takes Another Life

On July 20, 2017 Chester Bennington committed suicide. Chester was the lead singer for the rap/metal band Linkin Park. And as I’ve read a few articles as people respond to his passing, I’m finding there’s one thing that’s bothering me, and it’s not related to his passing. No, it’s related to some people’s response to … Continue reading Stigma Takes Another Life

Fight the Stigma

Fight the Stigma Another life lost. This disease has claimed another victim. And its so sad. It’s frustrating, because while there’s no “cure” it can be treated. The symptoms can be minimized. But the biggest barrier isn’t the cost of treatment. It isn’t that it's a stupendously expensive prescription pill. It’s not that you need … Continue reading Fight the Stigma