The Mighty, September 2016, by Carissa Wright
Sometimes, I find it quite astonishing I’m here today, sitting in my room and looking back all the things I accomplished when I didn’t think I was going to be alive. Living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is like that. You are constantly waiting on edge for another thing to just throw you off balance.
Friends say you are up and down. Work managers use a “wave” hand gesture to describe your emotions.more » Read More
New Webinars and 2021 Speaker Series: Inspiration in the midst of uncertainty and practical tools to help you navigate new situations.
Workshops & Resources Presented by NAMI of Greater Des Moines. Delivering comprehensive outreach & education is the heart of our mission. Our goal is to ensure that mental health services and supports are readily accessible to everyone in need.
We’ve developed a platform created specifically for the issues facing our community. And we’ve transformed the way our programs are delivered by launching new virtual sessions to improve accessibility and maximize community impact. As always, these events are absolutely free &more » Read More
Nationwide, COVID-19 and other stressors continue to impact families, workplaces, and communities, influencing our mental health, how we effectively respond to stress, and how we support those around us. Join Mental Health First Aid USA on Monday, January 18, from 2-3 p.m. ET, for a timely discussion on mental health and how we can work together to protect and promote mental wellbeing during these challenging times. We will examine how to recognize the warning signs of mental health or substance use challenges and what steps to take if your loved one,more » Read More
The LI Violin Shop shared this video of students from the Crane Cello Ensemble (of the Crane School of Music) performance of the song “Hope” by the Finnish symphonic metal band, Apocolyptica, it is lovely – enjoy.
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Blog by northshorechildguidance.org, January 5, 2021
For many people, the period after the holiday season can be very difficult as we deal with cold weather, more darkness and less time outdoors. And it’s particularly challenging this year, as safety considerations related to the pandemic prevents us from gathering together to reap the emotional benefits of social connections.more » Read More