Healing Words by Jon Gottlieb, guest blog post

Healing Words Sometimes an injury caused by an unkind remark will hurt even more if you continue to use the harsh words. Put a soulful Band-Aid on it instead. Make it up from gentle and caring words. The results will be more positive and long lasting. “I think you’re strange” can be helpful if you…

“You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know”

I cannot thank NAMI Plymouth enough for offering the NAMI Family-to-Family education program. My husband and I took the class and it has had a positive impact on our family. During the first phone call with my facilitator, Brenda Ryder, I expressed concern that this may not be the class for me. She reassured me…

Transitional Employment: My Story

Transition Employment: My Story By Mike Stier I write this because I have had an extremely positive TE experience. For those who do not know, a TE is a ‘Transitional Employment’ job.  It is designed to help people like me get back to work.  It is secured through a clubhouse to serve as a temporary…

20 Commandments for Mental Health Workers – Guest Blog Post

20 Commandments for Mental Health Workers By Nursewithglasses Thou shalt respect your client and not judge Thou shalt increase the well-being, opportunities and happiness of your client Thou shalt be in time for appointments and ‘phone calls. It will show your client that he matters Thou shalt have a well-chosen and well-timed sense of humour…