We Are Orlando
Friday June 24, 2016

We Are Orlando

Less than two weeks ago, we woke up to news of incomprehensible violence – this time in Orlando, Florida, whose claim to fame used to be theme parks. Now, Orlando will forever be known as the place where the Pulse massacre took place. Around the country – and the world – “We are Orlando” has […]

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Pomp and Circumstance
Friday June 17, 2016

Pomp and Circumstance

Okay, I admit I am a graduation junkie. I get choked up with the first notes of Pomp and Circumstance and my tissues are soggy by the time the newly anointed graduates toss their mortar boards with tassels in the air. What’s the big deal, and what does this have to do with mental health? […]

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From ArpaNET to InterNET to WHO Global Clinical Practice NETwork
Monday June 13, 2016

From ArpaNET to InterNET to WHO Global Clinical Practice NETwork

In the beginning, it was called Arpanet, it was funded by the United States military and it connected 4 university research lab computers. It was a very big deal. Such was the Internet of 1969. It was history in the making, and it went further and faster than anyone at the time could have imagined. […]

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Decibels Rising
Monday June 6, 2016

Decibels Rising

More and more people are finding a way to talk about their experiences with mental illness. It is nothing short of a historic shift, and it’s happening locally and globally. Speaking up also requires listening more carefully; otherwise, as the expression goes, the message will fall on deaf ears. Previously, our voice around mental health […]

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