ROBIN WILLIAMS’ SUICIDE – HERE’S THE REAL MESSAGE

You may know that I was Director of Development NAMI Queens Nassau ten years ago and also ran a group there.  Some of my clients now are mentally ill and also see mental healthcare professionals. I am always trying to spread awareness and fight stigma against mental illness.  The piece below is the best I’ve seen written on … More ROBIN WILLIAMS’ SUICIDE – HERE’S THE REAL MESSAGE

One in Four

   It is time to make mental health care a continual national priority, not just in the days after tragedies.  Here are a few facts on the subject: Fact: One in four Americans experience a mental health problem in any given year. Fact:  One in 17 lives with a serious mental illness. Fact:  Most violent … More One in Four