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The first time I ever heard of the spoon theory was when I was in specialty pharmacy. The company that I worked for gave a presentation to help us understand the struggles and limitations that those with chronic health conditions experience. The deeper they got into this theory, the more I wanted to yell, “I […]

“Woman killed when 12 year old lands on her SUV in suicide attempt off overpass”

This was the headline of an article posted on Facebook by WPXI news in Pittsburgh.  (Link here ) How many of you immediately said, “Why would a 12 year old want to kill himself?” Congratulations, you are part of the stigma we’re trying to fight. Sorry to sound harsh, but it’s true. But you aren’t […]

Teens 4 Teens

One of the benefits of having a blog is getting to meet other people who are making a difference in the world of mental health. The group, “Teens4Teens”, is one that may literally be saving lives. Life can be very difficult at times, especially when you’re a teenager. If you are a teen (or know […]