A Day in the Life of a Mental Hospital Patient

6:30 am. "Rise and shine," but this is debatable-- you simply just breathe and walk, in this kind of a desperate mental fog,  (Simply put, 'there will be no sunshine for you today.') But, this only just seems to really matter to us, who have no hope.  You exchange brief greetings with your roommate, which only just seems proper, even … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mental Hospital Patient

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Mental Illness in America

~Mental Illness in America, 2016 Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.1 When applied to the 2004 U.S. Census residential population estimate for ages 18 and … Continue reading The Numbers Don’t Lie: Mental Illness in America

“Let There Be Zoloft!”

A "tongue in cheek" evaluation of Zoloft, my personal fav as I work through my own depression.   "Seeking to broaden the customer base of the popular drug, Pfizer announced the launch of a $40 million "Zoloft For Everything" advertising campaign Monday.  "Zoloft is most commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, … Continue reading “Let There Be Zoloft!”