New Brunswick · Taking Action

A SHIFT in Thinking and a Challenge to TAKE ACTION!

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL NEW BRUNSWICKERS I had the privilege of attending the SHIFT Conference in Moncton, N.B. over the past couple of days. As I listened to the words of one speaker, Moncef Lakouas, I was particularly moved. When he recalled the feeling he had when he got his Canadian Citizenship, I had… Continue reading A SHIFT in Thinking and a Challenge to TAKE ACTION!

Mental Health

Overcoming Harsh and Hateful Comments. Mental Illness 101

Mental Illness 101: Overcoming Harsh and Hateful Comments (Sometimes Our Own Families Just Don’t Understand) About a year ago, as we were in the throes of begging a Dallas Psychiatric Hospital to treat our fifteen-year-old son, a family member made some interesting comments.  In a conversation that took place on Facebook, I was accused of… Continue reading Overcoming Harsh and Hateful Comments. Mental Illness 101