Dear Mom, Today is August 9th, and tomorrow will be your 45th birthday! For other families I’m sure these are happy moments, for me it’s pretty sad. You don’t know tomorrow is your birthday. You
The relationship between our mental and physical health cannot be ignored. Many don’t realize that mental health plays a huge role in how healthy a person is physically. The failure to acknowledge the connections between
My sister and I were having a discussion the other day; we were talking about our social highs and lows. I use the word social because these particular highs and lows didn’t affect us in
My name is Shawntel Bethea and my mother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia in her early 20s. Since being diagnosed my mother has struggled greatly with her mental health and living a normal lifestyle. She is
How the original Netflix series, Orange Is The New Black is teaching society valuable lessons on how the mentally ill are really treated.
This article is about two visits to see my mother who suffers from Schizophrenia. My last visit with my mother was pretty sad. All visits are pretty sad. It’s hard to watch someone you love deteriorate right in front of your eyes, knowing everything is 100% completely out of your control.
This article includes simple things you can start incorporating into your routine today to become the best version of yourself.
Chronic Talk Episode 2: Welcome back! Episode 2 of Chronic Talk will discuss what its like to have a mother with a chronic condition during the holidays. It’s also Mental Health Awareness Month as well,
Does you chronic illness get you down? Do you struggle with the feeling of wanting to be “normal” .. this is for you!
A letter to others who have a parent suffering from a mental illness.