Dogs are a great addition to any household, especially for those with a mental illness. A four-legged companion can provide stress relief, combat isolation, and provide unconditional love and support.
Azazel- When the world goes mad, only a lunatic is sane.
Mike-It is a truly sad fact that what appears to be a majority of comedians suffer from what was then known as ‘manic depression’ but now more widely known as ‘bipolar disorder’.
Jennifer Lawson-Zepeda-In many homeless forums I’m noticing a general apathy among the active homeless — a sort of contentment or lack of interest about changing their housing situation.
Edward SantoPrieto- The major problem with sexuality in children has always been the adult’s own hang-ups, discomfort, and embarrassment with sex.
Chances are that each of us has been either directly or indirectly affected by Mental Illness at some time in our life. Chances also are that we have paid for treating Mental Illness in one way or another. Whether it be paying for psychotherapy or pharmacotherapy following a particularly bad event in our lives or by our tax dollars going towards treating others who have, or claim to have, a mental illness.
How much should we as a society be responsible for when it comes to Mental Health needs and how much should an individual take responsibility for?
The book “A Wolf At The Table” is another slice of Burroughs childhood.It grabbed me by the throat and wouldn’t let go. It is a horror story unlike anything I have ever read by this author. There are indeed flashes of humor, but the underlying text can move one to tears.