Mental Health and The Medication Conundrum

After speaking with us for a few minutes, the doctor recommended a medication. She talked of the side effects and cautioned that it would be a few weeks before we would see an improvement. I thought of the warning friends offer when the topic of medication comes into a conversation, “No one should have to take a pill to be happy- you just choose to be happy!” To those people, I say congratulations for being so blessed in your life that you may simply choose to be happy, and it is so.

Mental Health Awareness

When my son was young, I never thought of mental health disorders. I looked at his behavior and asked what was different about him than my other children. I honestly did not need a name or a label for it. I recognized the differences and thought I could love and teach him what he needed […]