Mark Freeman talks about the issue of mental health which many are afraid to discuss. I find it liberating to share if only through the writen word. Gradually, I'm telling my story to a few trusted individuals. Each time a weight is lifted from my shoulders. The more we talk the more attention we bring to mental health the healthier we will all be.
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Joseph Chernach committed suicide in 2012, at the age of 25. A year later, brain tests revealed that had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. Though he played youth and high school football for eight years, he is one of few football players to develop the degenerative brain disease without competing at the college or pro levels. 2,458 more words
Megan MacDonald Miller graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2006 with honors and a BS Degree in Resort & Hospitality Management. After graduating, Megan worked in Naples, Florida, as the office manager and graphic designer for Detailz Events, an all-inclusive event production company that dealt with florals, design, and event planning. 208 more words
Speaking openly about mental health isn’t brave.
It’s normal. It’s healthy. It’s responsible.
Talking about stuff in your brain is no different than talking about stuff going on with any other body part. 780 more words