Across our land we pray a prayer of hope and healing,
Across our land today we become the architects
for a path of kindness, understanding and strength
We build within us a sacred house of invitation.
Peace is flowing like a river
while gentle strong hands hold the harsh waves at bay
Gentle strong hands hold the whispers, the tears,
the disappointments, the fears, and the tragedies
Gentle strong hands hold the recovery, the smiles,
the dance, the celebration, and the joy
Gentle strong hands clasp other gentle
strong hands and Read More
An opinion piece in The Herald Sun, written by Orange County board member and Family-to-Family teacher Nancy Brickman.Read More
BY KIM MCCAHAN BATSON
What do Lady Gaga, England’s royal princes, and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools have in common?
All assert that mental illness is treatable, not shameful.
With most mental disorders starting by age 18, schools are an essential component in recognizing and treating mental illness. Throughout May – National Mental Health Awareness month – and especially on National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (May 4), several local schools will recognize the importance of child and youth mental health.
Some Read More
This is a nice review of our book on the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) web site. Thought you’d like to see it, and allow us to brag! A Masterpiece by Interview By Jacob Bradshaw | Aug. 10, 2015
Behind the Wall
By Mary and Elin Widdifield
________________________________________ With Behind the Wall, sisters Mary and Elin Widdifield, have crafted an important book that has the makings of a classic work of non-fiction storytelling. It contains stories of parents struggling with the challenges posed by Read More