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Posted: Dec 3, 2015 - 5:18pm

 Antigone wrote:
Really interesting, sad article about loneliness.

 
Interesting. Loneliness is a bitch
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Posted: Nov 30, 2015 - 8:39am

Really interesting, sad article about loneliness.
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Posted: Aug 4, 2015 - 10:14am

This is how we handle mental health in 'Merica.
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 8:01am

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it came into my mind this morning "it's just that mean old life that's got you in it's sway" when I heard about it. I'd honestly never realized the song was about depression.

 

I didn't either, huh.{#Think}
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 7:57am

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I think it's "that demon life", but the same meaning anyhow. I like that song; Jagger was a much better lyricist than he is often given credit for. 

 

even better
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 7:54am

 meower wrote:


it came into my mind this morning "it's just that mean old life that's got you in it's sway" when I heard about it. I'd honestly never realized the song was about depression.

 
I think it's "that demon life", but the same meaning anyhow. I like that song; Jagger was a much better lyricist than he is often given credit for. 
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 7:48am

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One of my favorite Stones tunes that and torn and frayed.  {#Bananajam}

 

it came into my mind this morning "it's just that mean old life that's got you in it's sway" when I heard about it. I'd honestly never realized the song was about depression.
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 7:47am

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One of my favorite Stones tunes that and torn and frayed.  {#Bananajam}
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 7:44am


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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 7:39am

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Another college friend lost his battle with depression last night. RIP DM.

 
{#Good-vibes}
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 6:47am

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Another college friend lost his battle with depression last night. RIP DM.

 
So sorry. {#Meditate}
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 4:48am

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Another college friend lost his battle with depression last night. RIP DM.

 
*hug*
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Posted: Jun 3, 2015 - 4:46am

Another college friend lost his battle with depression last night. RIP DM.
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Posted: Mar 10, 2015 - 5:48am

In fact, suicide is often a convergence of factors leading to a sudden, tragic event. In one study of people who survived a suicide attempt, almost half reported that the whole process, from the first suicidal thought to the final act, took 10 minutes or less.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/10/health/blocking-the-paths-to-suicide.html?_r=0

Blocking the Paths to Suicide


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Posted: Nov 3, 2014 - 10:29am

A good article, about a tragic situation:

A father’s scars: For Va.’s Creigh Deeds, tragedy brings unending questions
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Posted: Nov 3, 2014 - 10:07am

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Musings..... I work with an 11 year old who was diagnosed in utero with underdeveloped lungs (pulmonary hypoplasia,) he's had 13 surgeries now, and also has a 'messed up brain' (that's the 'clinical' term,) due to all of the anesthesia......
He has psychotic symptoms, rages and Trichotillomania (is nearly bald from pulling out his hair.) The brain stuff started about 2 years ago. he's gone after his mom with knives, and is generally a mess these days.

Parents talked at length the other night about how they're aware that they've failed as parents. Their son is suicidal and strange, doesnt relate well to peers. It's all pretty sad. They love him a lot..... So, I was sitting their listening to them and I asked "before your son had the mental health symptoms, did you question your parenting?"

They appeared shocked.... No, they actually hadn’t thought of themselves as bad parents when all he had was bad lungs and a heart condition. They saw it was medical issues. But b/c of the stigma of mental health issues, they now see themselves as bad parents b/c their son is bald, and strange, and aggressive.

No one offers to do a beef and beer for the kid with Trichotillomania and weird behaviors. No one raises money for the suicidal 11 year old. But in fact what happened to this kid is MEDICAL, a lack of oxygen to his brain made him this way. The brain is part of our whole medical system. and yet we still see it as separate.

 
So sad. Thank you for the good work you do.
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Posted: Nov 3, 2014 - 7:35am

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Musings..... I work with an 11 year old who was diagnosed in utero with underdeveloped lungs (pulmonary hypoplasia,) he's had 13 surgeries now, and also has a 'messed up brain' (that's the 'clinical' term,) due to all of the anesthesia......
He has psychotic symptoms, rages and Trichotillomania (is nearly bald from pulling out his hair.) The brain stuff started about 2 years ago. he's gone after his mom with knives, and is generally a mess these days.

Parents talked at length the other night about how they're aware that they've failed as parents. Their son is suicidal and strange, doesnt relate well to peers. It's all pretty sad. They love him a lot..... So, I was sitting their listening to them and I asked "before your son had the mental health symptoms, did you question your parenting?"

They appeared shocked.... No, they actually hadn’t thought of themselves as bad parents when all he had was bad lungs and a heart condition. They saw it was medical issues. But b/c of the stigma of mental health issues, they now see themselves as bad parents b/c their son is bald, and strange, and aggressive.

No one offers to do a beef and beer for the kid with Trichotillomania and weird behaviors. No one raises money for the suicidal 11 year old. But in fact what happened to this kid is MEDICAL, a lack of oxygen to his brain made him this way. The brain is part of our whole medical system. and yet we still see it as separate.



 
People fear what they don't understand. Mental illness isn't a broken leg or a burst appendix or something else that can be remedied with a procedure. It's nebulous and ill-defined and yes - stigmatizing. It's something humanity has yet to grasp.
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Posted: Nov 3, 2014 - 7:29am

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It is something that many just don't understand...I, and I'm sure you too, have many friends that to look at seem perfectly normal but each one has a devastating chronic disease they are dealing with...People just don't get it. I feel for this child and his parents. My nephew is just starting to be mainstreamed a little more in his schooling...It had just been him and a teacher for each class...He'd still get pissed and lash out...Hitting teachers and all kind of stuff...His mom was strung out and it left him with serious anger issues...He's 13 now and they are starting to see him take responsibility for his actions and behaving better in class so that he is now mainstreamed in 3 of 6 classes...It took them a long time to find the right mixture of happy pills for him and then they don't work after a while and they mess with dosage...It is a mess...Much respect for what you and those in your business that work so hard to help these parents try to make a better life for their kids. My SiL is raising this kid and it has basically put her life on hold....

 

So. Tough.  for you SiL
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Posted: Nov 3, 2014 - 6:37am

 meower wrote:

              

Musings..... I work with an 11 year old who was diagnosed in utero with underdeveloped lungs (pulmonary hypoplasia,) he's had 13 surgeries now, and also has a 'messed up brain' (that's the 'clinical' term,) due to all of the anesthesia......
He has psychotic symptoms, rages and Trichotillomania (is nearly bald from pulling out his hair.) The brain stuff started about 2 years ago. he's gone after his mom with knives, and is generally a mess these days.

Parents talked at length the other night about how they're aware that they've failed as parents. Their son is suicidal and strange, doesnt relate well to peers. It's all pretty sad. They love him a lot..... So, I was sitting their listening to them and I asked "before your son had the mental health symptoms, did you question your parenting?"

They appeared shocked.... No, they actually hadn’t thought of themselves as bad parents when all he had was bad lungs and a heart condition. They saw it was medical issues. But b/c of the stigma of mental health issues, they now see themselves as bad parents b/c their son is bald, and strange, and aggressive.

No one offers to do a beef and beer for the kid with Trichotillomania and weird behaviors. No one raises money for the suicidal 11 year old. But in fact what happened to this kid is MEDICAL, a lack of oxygen to his brain made him this way. The brain is part of our whole medical system. and yet we still see it as separate.



 
It is something that many just don't understand...I, and I'm sure you too, have many friends that to look at seem perfectly normal but each one has a devastating chronic disease they are dealing with...People just don't get it. I feel for this child and his parents. My nephew is just starting to be mainstreamed a little more in his schooling...It had just been him and a teacher for each class...He'd still get pissed and lash out...Hitting teachers and all kind of stuff...His mom was strung out and it left him with serious anger issues...He's 13 now and they are starting to see him take responsibility for his actions and behaving better in class so that he is now mainstreamed in 3 of 6 classes...It took them a long time to find the right mixture of happy pills for him and then they don't work after a while and they mess with dosage...It is a mess...Much respect for what you and those in your business that work so hard to help these parents try to make a better life for their kids. My SiL is raising this kid and it has basically put her life on hold....


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Posted: Nov 3, 2014 - 6:31am

 meower wrote:

              

Musings..... I work with an 11 year old who was diagnosed in utero with underdeveloped lungs (pulmonary hypoplasia,) he's had 13 surgeries now, and also has a 'messed up brain' (that's the 'clinical' term,) due to all of the anesthesia......
He has psychotic symptoms, rages and Trichotillomania (is nearly bald from pulling out his hair.) The brain stuff started about 2 years ago. he's gone after his mom with knives, and is generally a mess these days.

Parents talked at length the other night about how they're aware that they've failed as parents. Their son is suicidal and strange, doesnt relate well to peers. It's all pretty sad. They love him a lot..... So, I was sitting their listening to them and I asked "before your son had the mental health symptoms, did you question your parenting?"

They appeared shocked.... No, they actually hadn’t thought of themselves as bad parents when all he had was bad lungs and a heart condition. They saw it was medical issues. But b/c of the stigma of mental health issues, they now see themselves as bad parents b/c their son is bald, and strange, and aggressive.

No one offers to do a beef and beer for the kid with Trichotillomania and weird behaviors. No one raises money for the suicidal 11 year old. But in fact what happened to this kid is MEDICAL, a lack of oxygen to his brain made him this way. The brain is part of our whole medical system. and yet we still see it as separate.



  Right on


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