The Mental Health Systems Act of 1980

The Mental Health Systems Act of 1980 was a bill to improve the provision of mental health services and promote mental health throughout the United States. This bill provided marginalized populations-minorities, chronically mentally ill, elderly, children- to have access to crucial private and public mental health and support services. Jimmy Carter signed it on October… Read More The Mental Health Systems Act of 1980

Are You A Senior In Recovery? 5 Tips To Avoid Holiday Temptation And Reclaim Your Life

*This is a guest blog post written by the lovely Teresa of Mental Health For Seniors.  The holidays are a time of great joy and goodwill. Homes delightfully ablaze with holiday lights, holiday music dominating the airwaves, the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers, and peaceful evenings by our beautifully lit trees. It seems like… Read More Are You A Senior In Recovery? 5 Tips To Avoid Holiday Temptation And Reclaim Your Life

Holiday Stress

Black Friday and Holiday Stress Black Friday, which was two Fridays ago, has started the official holiday preparations and shopping. As much as holidays are portrayed to be fun, wonderful, and lovely, it can be considered as one of the most stressful times of the year. The holidays are stressful in terms of choosing gifts… Read More Holiday Stress