Mind Matters

If you look at the graphic above, you can see that a lot of things encompass Mental Health.  I’ve written about Mental Health before, particularly Depression, since I have had personal experience in this.

I usually watch CBS Sunday Morning on Sundays.  I woke up later than usual and missed a great deal of it, but happened to catch a piece that actress Glen Close was doing about Mental Health.  She has had personal experience with it as well because it runs in her family.  This is a link that will give you the highlights on the entire show’s broadcast.  There are some wonderful links included in the article that you should check out and a video of Glen Close’s interview.

HERE is a link to the foundation that Glen Close co-founded, Bring Change to Mind.  This is a Wonderful site with a TON of information.  She talks about Ending the Stimga of Mental Illness, how to talk to people about it and a lot more information.  Please be sure to take a few minutes to have a look!

Depression          Schizophrenia      Suicide     Dementia      Self Harm      Postpartum       Grief      Stigma     Bipolar      Stress      Therapy       Drugs       

The list above are things that I have either experienced or have had it personally effect my family.  I’m betting I’m not alone.  It’s ok to talk about it folks.  End the Stigma.

Mental illness is called what it is for a Reason.  It’s an ILLNESS.

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson

 

 

About Penny Wilson Writes

I am a freelance writer that writes in several genres. I've had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. I've written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. My poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal and Spill Words Press. I'm currently working on my first novel. You can find more of my writings on my blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow me on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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5 Responses to Mind Matters

  1. Hey, hope you are doing well.

    I invite you to read a post of mine where I am gathering links of warriors facing mental health challenges 1st hand to educate people, to raise awareness and acceptance.

    I need help from you in fighting stigma.

    Here is the link to post..
    https://stoneronarollercoaster.wordpress.com/2018/04/27/mental-health-awareness/

    Your participation can change life of someone.

    Thank you 🙂

    Like

  2. Excellent post! The more we talk about it and get it out in the open, the better it will be for those who suffer and the people who love them.

    Like

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