Is QPR the strategy to help those on the edge of suicide?

I have been writing of late about the lack of mental health personnel to help so many in dire need. Professionals from teachers to pediatricians are getting trained on how to spot young people with potential problems and help get them assistance. I have listed a plethora of statistics about mental health and suicide in … Continue reading Is QPR the strategy to help those on the edge of suicide?

Homeless need to take sidewalk ruling out of slums and affect those who will really freak out.

So the Supreme Court refused to hear a ruling from the 9th circuit that says people sleeping on a sidewalk is legal if housing is not available. I take this with a mixed bag for the homeless, government and business owners. If the homeless truly have no where to go like a shelter or other … Continue reading Homeless need to take sidewalk ruling out of slums and affect those who will really freak out.

How to best handle anxiety and stress during the holidays.

People drawing their attention to getting presents and scheduling holiday parties. Time to be planning celebrations around Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanza. However, there are those who absolutely dread this time of year. They are already suffering from some type of mental illness – 1 in 5 Americans. Add the stresses of the holiday season and … Continue reading How to best handle anxiety and stress during the holidays.