I am participating in NAMIWalks Minnesota, the largest event raising awareness about mental illnesses in the state, on September 24th. Mental illness affects 1 in 4 individuals and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) needs assistance. I participate in NAMI because I have lost multiple family members to suicide, including my daughter, due to the stigma of mental illness. Every … Continue reading Help Me Make A Difference
https://youtu.be/PeLvfcIELQ0 I can't believe I had the opportunity to speak at the Minnesota State Fair on Monday. The microphone stand was not in the best place but that is just the way it is. It was an awesome experience to take the opportunity to educate people about the stigma of mental illness. Every time I … Continue reading I Spoke At The MN State Fair
Last year I had the pleasure of attending a fund-raiser that was put on by a 15 year old to bring awareness to Mental Illness for a 10th grade project. At that time she had recently been diagnosed with depression. This young lady has a beautiful heart, she is impulsive, funny, a little bit crazy, … Continue reading MN Singing for Smiles
https://youtu.be/jnhHOBBn7wQ I am working to spread my message to help stop the stigma of mental illness. This is my first attempt at doing a youtube video.