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  • Tue 11 Dec 2018
  • Tue, December 11, 2018

Grief, Our Silent Companion

Caregivers often silently carry around with them the constant, heavy feeling of grief. Sometimes ashamed of it, we may hide it from others. Burying it as deeply as possible in the hopes that no one else will see. Your grief can feel like a nagging and confusing failure, compounding the sorrow inside of you, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You are doing the best you can with the information you have available to you. Cut yourself some slack. Just because…

Becca Is Confident and Beautiful

“Beauty Behind Becca” by Natasha Boshoff and Suaad Issa, from Oakville, ON won the Children’s Mental Health Ontario’s “Change The View” 2014 video challenge. Participants were asked to make a short video that shows how we can all take the stigma out of kids’ mental health issues. Issues like stress, depression, ADHD, bullying,  psychosis and more.  This girl is radiant and amazing… Shine On, Becca! Click these links to see more videos from the contest or view more information about Children’s Mental…

Just Say No… To Mommy Wars

  I’m not a huge fan of using videos made or sponsored by a brand since there could possibly be an underlying agenda. Having said that, though, I couldn’t resist the message being delivered here.  We’re all caregivers to our children. We are doing the best we can, with what we have, based on what we know. (I also love that they included the dads in this video too) Be kind to one another. View a personal take on this here….

Veteran Suicide, Disorders & Conditions – Get and Find Help from NAMI

NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, covers a wide array of issues stemming from disorders, conditions and mental illness, including suicide.   Visit NAMI.org for more information or you can click on any of the conditions or disorders below the video to be directed to any of the specific pages on the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) website. According to NAMI as of this post, twenty-two veterans die by suicide each day. NAMI offers peer support, family education programs and policy…