Archive | July 2012

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Amnesty International Releases New Guide Supporting Mental Health Rights

Because of the international nature of this Guild, I try to keep an eye on what is happening in respect of mental health care globally.  But, as many of our members will know that I live in Ireland and thus also keep a keen eye on what is happening here. A week or so ago […]

Member’s Profile… The Depressed Moose

  Hi all, It gives me great pleasure to publish this profile of one of our newest members – The Depressed Moose. If you get the chance why not pop over to his blog and check it out.  It is well worth the visit. My thanks go to Garry aka The Depressed Moose for this […]

Member’s Profile – Many of Us

Continuing on in our Member’s Profile Feature I am delighted to be able to introduce the Many of Us Blog to you. This and permission to publish it was received via Carol anne.  Our appreciation goes out to Carol anne and the others for allowing us to publish it… Our hosts name is Shirley. She […]

Affordable Care Act and Mental Health – reports.

I read an interesting article this evening which was published on the website under their Health section. Whilst I personally find some of the terminology used both distressing and offensive – such as the opening three words of “Mentally Ill people”  (Let’s face it this is 2012 and one would hope that we have […]

Member’s Profile – Candida Abrahamson’s Blog

Continuing on in our Member’s Profile Feature I am delighted to be able to introduce Candida Abrahamson’s Blog to you. This and permission to publish it was received via Candida’s daughter Rhona Finkel who is also very involved in the field of Mental Health.  Our appreciation goes out to both Rhona and Candida for allowing […]

55 and Amazing!

LOL No I am certainly not referring to myself when I use the title ’55 and Amazing!’ Firstly I am not 55 (despite appearances) and secondly I would never consider or refer to myself as ‘amazing’. I would however consider and refer to you as being amazing for that is what you each are in […]

Member’s Profile – At The Mountains of Madness

As I am sure you can understand, due to the amount of members that we have,  affording each member their own Bio page is just not possible.  But that doesn’t mean we can’t give members the opportunity to introduce both themselves and their blogs. The “Member’s Profile…” feature does just this and is open to […]

‘Just One Touch Campaign’ adoption.

Hi all, Many of you will already know about the recently launched ‘Just One Touch’ Campaign 2012. It is an idea which came to me recently and one that I launched firstly on my personal blog and then reblogged here on the Guild blog. The support for this has been just awesome and I am […]

Originally posted on Voices of Glass:
Choose to reach out and touch the surface of one isolated puddle and you will see the ripples spread out across that puddle. But what if instead of just one isolated puddle it was part of a sea of interconnected puddles? Type ‘mental illness’ or ‘poor mental health’ or…

Originally posted on bi[polar] curious:
I stumbled upon some interesting news this morning, the FDA has just accepted a resubmission of an action letter from Alexza Pharmaceuticals in regard to a drug called Adasuve (Staccato Loxapine). From what I can tell, this is a drug that may already be used, but the difference will come from…