by Kate Fitch Some people embrace some of the not-so-nice nicknames for people with mental illness, and if that’s you, awesome. If you feel like owning the words, go for it. Totally up to you. But I don’t. “Nutjob,” “crazy,”
Happy Holidays again! We just want to announce that we’re holding a Holiday Photo Contest! Here’s how it works: Take a photo that represents “Happy, Healthy Holidays” to you! Post the photo on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #COhappyhealthyholidays
by Kate Fitch I read this article today that talked about how stigma impacts the way we talk about our personal stories. How people often talk about their mental health struggles in the past tense, and rarely mention current struggles
by Kate Fitch There’s a lot going on right now! If you’re in school, you’ve got finals or are waiting for final grades to come out. Financial end of year is right around the corner, and of course, the holidays.
Happy Friday! For part 3 of expanding our emotional vocabulary, let’s explore the wonderful emotion of calm. 🙂 CALM could be… Carefree Clear Collected Comfortable Composed Cool Easygoing Gentle Harmonious Peaceful Placid Relaxed Restful Serene Soothed Stable Still Temperate Tranquil
by Kate Fitch Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, pushed forward by Representative Tim Murphy, is ANTI-RECOVERY. SAMHSA has established a working definition of recovery that we at the Network stand behind. It calls recovery “a process of change