By Lisa Smusz, MS, LPCC If you started work at age 20 and retired at age 65, working the average American workweek of 40 hours per week, you can expect to spend 10.3 years of your life …Read more »
I think anybody can push through. I’m not saying it’s the fun road. Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length. Alexandra
I have been able to now function for my family and I would want everyone to know that if they need help, not to be afraid to seek help Marie
I want to break the cycle. I don’t want my family to go through what I went through where they have to hide their feelings or they have to feel ashamed. Adalia
One thing about stigma is that it says you can’t do anything because you have a mental illness, that’s a lie. That’s only true if you let it be true. Daniel
The solutions lie within the best attributes of our culture and the strength that that brings us and the spiritual wellness that that brings us. Art
Know that each day that you’re breathing, each day that you get out of bed, regardless of how insignificant they may seem, are actually signs that there’s life to live. Dennis
"I pledge to use my diagnosis of bipolar 1 disorder to help educate others that you can be smart and productive and a great person, friend and partner and still live everyday with this challenge. …Read more »
After describing her experiences with loved ones’ mental illnesses, Chirlane McCray announced plans for a review of the problems affecting New Yorkers to help the city address their care.Read more »
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I pledge to try to make a difference in my community. I will strive to support, love and be kind to every person regardless of their differences to me and others. I will take the time to listen before I speak. I will stop using works that could potentially harm others and be courteous to all I run across in life. - Lucille T.
I will aim to be the best Mental Health professional and Senior Peer Support Specialist I can be. Building mutual, empowering relationships while holding the hope for myself and others. - Kristen D.
I pledge to service others and be the voice for those that struggle, be the arm for those that need to be helped, and the eyes for those that cannot see the light. - JoAnne O.