Schizophrenia or Public Intoxication?

A schizophrenic man had somehow wandered onto a locked campus. Once on the campus, it was impossible to get out unless by escort. Confused and delusional, the man grabbed the arm of a passerby wanting help. The person clamored for the building seeking refuge from the man. The cops were called. An expert in mental

A Mental Health Awareness Tattoo

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week. Most of you are aware I despise tattoos, but here is one I would probably get. It was designed by April Martin of Alabama. The grey is for mental illness. The green stands for bipolar, depression, and schizophrenia. The chemical symbol is for

Expectations

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week. Reality/Expectations = Happiness The lower your expectations, the happier you are.

Confessions of an Drugaholic

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week. This is a guest post from Pauli Loeffler. For most of my life I have had insomnia. As a kid, I went to bed at 8 or 9 (supposedly) and then would sneak into the dining room and watch my parents’ TV from

Description of a Manic Person

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week. For a good example of a manic person, check out my post called Listen. It describes mania and tells how to communicate with someone who is manic. In fact, I wrote it while I was manic. For a poem I wrote after I

We Guard You While You Sleep

From October 6th through the 12th, it is Mental Health Awareness Week. To all the haters out there of Mental Illnesses, here is the perfect Fight Club quote. Look, the people you are after are the people you depend on. We cook your meals, we haul your trash, we connect your calls, we drive your

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