Did I mention in my last blog it’s an election year? While all of our so-called leaders argue about virus treatment and blame each other for all the problems in our country, it appears Americans are about to send one very clear message to them. GET SERIOUS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION! It’s not only … Continue reading How important is mental illness and addiction to Americans?
Ok I heard that a political party is to blame for increased suicides. To put this in the realm of this epidemic into the garbage of politics is insulting to victims and their loved ones. While the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working on the ‘coronavirus’ emergency, they also released the latest … Continue reading Child and teen suicide is the real health emergency from the CDC.
When I was in school, a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, it was common to have hearing test every year given by the school nurse. So what’s one more test, right? Many parents say ‘not my child’? This stems from a proposed bill in Utah. If passed, students,with parent permission, would … Continue reading Would you let your child get screened for mental health issues at school?
Evacuate: remove from a place of danger. Any city or state that plans on doing to children like New York has done. Evacuate your children from that place. This is no joke. I have already written about the no cash bail in New York. Now, thanks to Pat Dixon’s podcast ‘NYC Crime Report’ the immense … Continue reading Families should evacuate any state that does this to children
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?
Why does any child two to five years old need a cell phone? Parents want an electronic babysitter. Beyond that, why do elementary school children need a phone? Parents want to keep track of them or text them in an emergency? How did we ever survive before that? To facetime with friends? Go over to … Continue reading Are those phones leading to mentally ill children?
By now, we have heard about the guy who went into a Rabbi’s house in New York and attacked five persons with a ‘large knife’ (guess machete is a no-no word). Those closest to him say he has mental illnesses and was off his meds when he committed those acts of violence. There is also … Continue reading They’re mentally ill, really??
To alleviate mental stress on children, some schools are changing assignment due dates from teachers. To the last day of the grading quarter.. Oh, if only we had it so good. Well, that’s a maybe. On the one hand, having all that homework stress out of your head every night would make for a lot … Continue reading I’ll get it done whenever…
I type a lot for this blog. Today, I will let the pictures do the talking. This is from the big holiday party for children that are homeless and in extreme poverty. A lot of different expressions in the pictures and videos below. Hoping for better days for these children in 2020. Have a happy … Continue reading How children see hope through sadness during the holidays
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.