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World Mental Health Day: surviving and mental slumps

Today is World Mental Health Day which is focusing on suicide prevention. However, I have written about that for suicide prevention month already: Chronic pain and suicide risk Chronic migraines and suicide awareness All I really have left to say about it is my personal experiences with suicide attempts. And preventing them from occurring again... … Continue reading World Mental Health Day: surviving and mental slumps

Mental illness: Things not to say

It is mental illness awareness week October 6-12 and so I thought before World Mental Health day Oct 10 I would write a post about mental illness. And you know I have been in an emotional and mental funk lately. I blame it on the time of year. Always seems to hit this time of … Continue reading Mental illness: Things not to say

Chronic migraines and suicide awareness

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide Awareness is a cause close to my heart as I have had a few attempts due to unmanaged chronic migraines. It is also Pain Awareness Month. And these go hand in hand with chronic migraines. It is a hard topic for me to write about. It brings back echoes … Continue reading Chronic migraines and suicide awareness