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Kevin Hines and Suicide

Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge on Sept. 24, 2000.

He’s become a brain/mental health advocate, memoirist, documentary filmmaker, and international speaker on the issue of mental health and suicide. 519 more words

People

Introduction

Hi everyone!  It’s me, Greg.  Thanks for visiting my blog!  I hope you will read something here that helps you or inspires you in some way.   515 more words

Reconsidering Sleep

Abby Zeveloff, LCSW, MPH

 

I first really discovered insomnia during pregnancy – first hormonal changes that would have me up at 3:00, awake and alert, then excruciating carpal tunnel that flared whenever I was on a flat surface.  882 more words

Wellness

Suicidal, But Sane

Suicidal, But Sane

By Ken K. Gourdin

For far longer than I care to admit, now, the Dog of Clinical Depression has alternated between nipping at my heels and threatening to devour me whole.   501 more words

Teaching Children Resiliency

Children are constantly learning. Every day, new lessons teach them more about who they are and how to respond to what happens in their lives. However, unexpected situations may throw off a child’s normal routine, leaving them feeling nervous, scared or unsafe. 942 more words

Behavioral Health

Substance abuse is prevalent in Howard County. What are we doing about it?

Actually, Howard County is not unusual in the extent of our substance use and abuse. And like everywhere else, addiction follows for too many of us. 1,441 more words

Howard County

Scar-Marked Wrists

“I realized I couldn’t even die right. I was so angry.”

These words were shared with me by an incredible new Treatment Specialist on my team. 290 more words

Christian Life