Matthew Perry, Recovery, Drug Courts and Finding Real Solutions

I caught Matthew Perry the other night on a British Talk show discussing his recovery and the goal of his team to create a drug court, so as to separate those who need treatment and support to rehabilitate, from those … Continue reading

NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Health) is Here for You..Parents and Family Need Help Too!

I was pleasantly surprised when I saw so many people attending the Palm Beach County NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) lunch and learned that our guest speaker was Christine Stapleton. ┬áMy daughter and I gained much strength and understanding … Continue reading

For the Parents and Loved Ones of those Suffer…NAMI, MY Mother, and Not Being a Victim

THIS IS A GUEST POST BY MY BRAVE, WONDERFUL, LOVING, KIND, ACCEPTING, SUPPORTIVE LOVE A MOM WHO REFUSED TO BE A VICTIM-AND GOT INVOLVED IN CHANGING THE WAY WE DEAL WITH THE MENTALLY ILL WE LOVE-LOVE YOU MOM! The T.V. … Continue reading

On the Eve of the James Holmes Trial..

  After watching the talking heads and pundits, especially on HLN, dissect the last few trials like they were entertainment with actors not actual people just like they are, and hearing them decide guilt or innocence or passing judgement before … Continue reading

Lessons from the Mental Hospital

May Matthew’s legacy be a catalyst to real change…

May all the hope, faith, and love Rick Warren spread to so many return to him and his family ten fold following the passing of his son. Hopefully in Matthew Warren’s name they will find the strength to force the … Continue reading

My Mom, NAMI, and Letting Go…For Parents of Those Who Suffer

My Mom, having raised three daughters with a smorgasbord of issues, decided that at 72 years old she was going to go down to the National Alliance of Mental Illness near her home in Florida, and get the facts on … Continue reading

Hey America!? Hey NRA Guy!? Yoohoo Joe Biden Commission!?…Some Notes From the Asylum…

AND as we find out that Jodi Arias’ parents were in fact aware something was very wrong with their daughter, and they wanted and tried to help but she is an adult and thus they could not. For all of … Continue reading

For Those Who Suffer…

  I was so grateful on every level when I heard Pastor Rick Warren and his wife say that they will use the suicide of their beloved son Matthew and his decades long struggle with mental illness and major depression … Continue reading