Some Facts for Advocacy

 Short primer on current statistics:Problems People with serious mental illness account for a disproportionate share of suicides, homelessness, violence, and incarceration. 18% of population over 18 (43 million) has ‘any’ mental illness.4% of population over 18 (10...

Which politician to support?

With permission by the author: Dede Ranahan I’m receiving surveys from the various 2020 candidates. I answer all of them. I tell them I’m a one-issue candidate – Serious Mental Illness (SMI). I say, “None of the candidates are talking...

Remembering Mother’s Day

Three generations. 15 years ago.  Sandwiched between my mother and my daughter, I am grateful for this moment in time.  We were in accord.  This picture depicts the success of our attempts to rewrite the family narrative to one which sees independent,...