mental illness

NO ALTERNATIVE: Suicide Prevention Month

September is SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH. We must end the stigma of suicide and promote mental health awareness. There is No Alternative: https://amzn.to/305vOYd “No Alternative” is a teen drama set in the world of grunge-era teenagers in the early 90s. Thomas…

Mental Health Services

“Together we are better, we will make a difference,” said Armando Llechu, Chief Administrative Officer of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Lee Health, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, the David Lawrence Center, and the Healthcare Network of Southwest…

Bell Let’s Talk

As a mental health advocate, my favorite day of the year is Bell Let’s Talk Day, sponsored by Bell Let’s Talk, a Canadian mental wellness organization. For every social media interaction tagging or promoting mental health advocacy, a certain monetary…

What Is Melancholic Depression?

So What Is Melancholic Depression? Melancholic depression is a severe form of depression in which the individual will often feel like life appears meaningless. It can be both unipolar or bipolar in how it occurs, however it is typically the…

What Is Psychotic Depression

So what Is Psychotic Depression? Psychotic depression is another sub-type of major depressive disorder. How it differs from other types of depression is that those with psychotic depression will experience delusions and hallucinations. The delusions and hallucinations will usually reflect…

What is Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

What is Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia? Panic Disorder is usually diagnosed in people who have out of the blue panic attacks and are preoccupied with the fear of a recurring attack. Panic attacks occur unexpectedly, sometimes even during sleep, also…

IN MY OWN – Short Film 2019

Person thinks about their personal relationships, but their depression warps their perception and reality starts to feel hard to grasp. CAST Matthew Vazquez as “The Isolated” Mayelyn Perdomo Santos as “The Constant” Tyler Klingbiel as “The Boy Toy” Adrian Genao…