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KNOW THE SIGNS

most suicidal people show some signs that they are thinking about suicide. The signs may appear in conversations, through their actions, or in social media posts. If you observe one or more of these warning signs, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change, step… Keep Reading

I am proud to be 1 in 5

One in five Americans will have a diagnosable mental illness within a given year, according to Mental Health America. One in five of your neighbors, loved ones, and community. You cannot tell by looking at us who we are. Stigma can keep us from openly sharing this part of ourselves. My name is Laura Kaponer… Keep Reading

THE BRIDGE BETWEEN

As a person with invisible mental disabilities, can I relate to someone with visible physical disabilities?  I definitely don’t believe in a disability hierarchy. There is no disability more valid or deserving of services than others. There’s a variety of challenges the disabled community shares as a whole.  At the very same time there are… Keep Reading