The Last Word on My Mental Illness

Continued from… Today’s guest blogger authorized and participated in writing our #write31days series “31 Glimpses in to the Unquiet Mind” back in October of 2015.  This final post serves as an update and an explanation for all that Sarah went through and why she chose to participate and authorize this series…. Read more“The Last Word on My Mental Illness”

The Challenges of the Topsy-Turvey World of Mental Illness

In celebration of National Family Caregivers Month, we’re sharing the stories of other bloggers and caregivers. Today guest blogger Tara Ulrich writes about the topsy-turvey world of mental illness when young adults have to become the caregiver for a parent. Children should not have to care for their parents when they are young…. Read more“The Challenges of the Topsy-Turvey World of Mental Illness”

If Insurance Companies Treated Cancer Like a Mental Illness

An Imaginary Conversation If insurance companies treated customers with cancer the same way they treat customers with a mental illness, it would sound like this: Insurance Agent: Green Cross Super Insurance Agency, Melinda speaking. May I help you? Caregiver to a Cancer Patient: Good morning. My husband has non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and… Read more“If Insurance Companies Treated Cancer Like a Mental Illness”