Tag Archives: mental health

Too Much

This year has been tough.  I discovered that I have limits because I pushed myself past them; my commitments, projects and goals became too much as I began to cope with a variety of health concerns in my family, including … Continue reading

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A Student Reaches Out to Clara Hughes

Clara Hughes is one of our country’s best advocates for raising awareness of mental health and its issues.  On June 21, 2014, #ClarasBigRide came through Nipigon, allowing people in our area to be a part of something wonderful:  a chance … Continue reading

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Rocks and Black Dogs

  This post is a follow-up to Better Out Than In, which was written to help provide a bit of clarity and understanding when thinking of mental health.  I want to figure out how we can help students who are … Continue reading

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Better Out Than In

I created the artwork above because no one is immune to mental strife. …  One of the best forms of therapy is having the ability to talk to someone who is willing to listen; to provide another perspective.  Since a … Continue reading

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