Holding on to Hope and One Another in a Wounded World

By Fred Richards-Daishi, Ph.D. Here’s the scene. It is 1916. The German army is launching a gas attack against the Russian defenses. A moving wall of yellow fog envelopes the Russian troops. The German infantry advances, breaks through the barbed wire barriers and then disappears. The winds shift and both armies are engulfed in the […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Breaking the stigma of mental illness. By Sandra Bolan When a person tells a friend, co-worker or boss, “I suffer from a mental illness,” the reactions can range anywhere from acceptance and wanting to help, to that person being shunned. Tell those same people you suffer from cancer or diabetes, and the amount of support […]