Archive for December 2016

Carrie Fisher: A Legacy of Mental Health Advocacy

Carrie Fisher: A Legacy of Mental Health Advocacy
For the blog’s final post of 2016, I wanted to pay tribute to Carrie Fisher. Although like many people, I grew up in the shadow of the original Star Wars trilogy, I also knew that she developed a second career as a writer, but most importantly….she was a strong advocate for mental health services. You’ll be... Read more »

Embracing Personal & Social Change in 2016

Embracing Personal & Social Change in 2016
Although I thought there were some great moments for social change in 2016, personally….2016 was not a good year. It was admittedly rough, even before the 2016 elections – on January 3rd, my cousin and my aunt – his mother – were involved in a serious car crash. My cousin survived with major injuries, my aunt... Read more »