The first time Charles did a drug, the thoughts of suicide, hopelessness, and worthlessness of his depression were replaced by pure elation. He was instantly transformed into a magnificent, handsome, smart, and amazing person. He was all of those things without the drugs but his mental illness didn’t
by Paul Buskey
One of the first songs I could relate to is Pink’s Don’t let me get me. Listen to the lyrics closely.
It’s extremely difficult for me at times to be in my own body and mind.
Unfriendly hostile thoughts are repetitive and plague me most of the time. Escaping the inescapable for
So next week I am in Preventure training for two days, Wed April 25 and 26. Planning that now although I do that poorly. (I am a lousy event planner). This is a personality-targeted
So I’m going to vent because I am so frustrated. Then I’m going to end it with things that are good to help me change my frame of mind. So I’m doing this in public because right now I’m not there.
So venting comes first.
I have been having breathing, voice and swallow issues
I have been advocating for mental health, specifically youth mental health, since 2010. While my son Charles was still alive, not yet diagnosed with depression and I didn’t know he was suffering from thoughts of suicide, the system
We have the perfect storm for a drug epidemic to thrive. Here are just a few reasons why I can cite why our youth is reaching for drugs to numb life’s painful moments instead of growing from the experience.
1. They are prescribed addictive drugs
Teens go in for an ACL injury or wisdom tooth removal, they are given a bottle of
Many of us have heard the song “Praying” by Kesha on the radio. Inspired by her lowest moments of her professional and personal life during which she dealt with depression and thoughts of suicide.
It’s very difficult to get others to understand what we hear from our own minds
So there is a story behind these. Pun intended since this is a photo of the back end of my most comfortable jeans. So the denim style now is skin tight. That’s NOT the style of this old pair. These are well worn and soft. Because of that, holes appear in the rear. And when they do, I make
- Video: By Ted Salin, 10 minutes
- Part 1 Interview: Dr. Peter Coleman on Addiction Detox and Recovery
Part 2: Anne Moss Rogers of Emotionally Naked interviews Dr. Peter Coleman, National Medical Director of The Coleman Institute and a person in long-term recovery. Although he obviously runs