Each May our community recognizes mental health awareness month, a tradition that has existed since 1949 in an effort to shed light on the “normalcy” of mental illness. (1) Is it working? Hard to say. Granted we’ve moved away
Suicide Prevention Month
by Aubrey Boggs, CMWN Intern Content note: suicidal ideation, discussion of feeling suicidal Once upon a time my life appeared to be in shambles and I was having difficulty finding reasons to stay alive. I felt worthless and empty and
More on Senate Bill 2680: Mental Health Reform Act of 2016
By Aubrey Boggs, CMWN Intern Wednesday we introduced you to the Senate’s version of mental health reform legislation – SB2680 “Mental Health Reform Act of 2016” the bill is very comprehensive, but below are some of the key points of the bill.
On the Robert Knott case.
News lately has been buzzing about the story of Robert Knott. Recently, the U.S. Justice Department has agreed to pay $175,000 to Knott’s family following his suicide in a Colorado supermax prison. Allegedly, there were clear signs that Knott’s psychological