HOPE

How To Overcome The Mental Illness of Poverty

  I grew up in the Mississippi Delta Region, which is one of the most poverty stricken areas in the country. I know firsthand how living in poverty can feel and how it affects a person’s state of mind. Poverty is an illness and while many people do not want[…]

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The Story of Dawn Montgomery-Greene

“Words can really hurt you when you internalize what you see written about you online”, I said to one of my fellow Mental health peers this past week. I am a Mental Health Advocate that lives with Bipolar Disorder and I share my journey online with my social media followers.[…]

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You are More Powerful Than You Think

Action = Transformation There are many great organizations and charities I love to support, and I so often wish there were more time and more money—I truly desire making a GIANT impact in this world. However, as I reflect a little further on this desire, I can’t help but realize[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: What are the risk factors for suicide?

A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of suicide. (Risk factors are those characteristics associated with suicide—they are not necessarily the direct causes) Risk Factors Family history of suicide Family history of child maltreatment Previous suicide attempt(s) History of mental disorders, particularly clinical depression[…]

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HOPE︱For A Better Tomorrow

Be The Light So Others Might See Hopelessness. I think we all can empathize with the feeling. At some point in our lives, most of us will go through a period of time, or perhaps deal with certain circumstances where we truly feel as if there is no way out…that[…]

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