Member News

Exciting Times and Changes to Membership

Hi all, I hope that this post finds you well?  I just wanted to publish a quick post to let every one know about some exciting changes to our membership and how we have been doing things. As I hope you all know, and as has always been stated on our ‘About The Guild’ page, […]

Walking the Walk And Not Just Talking The Talk!

Having chosen the title that I have, I think I am duty bound to point out that the purpose of this post is in no way meant to criticize but instead to encourage and motivate.  It is also a reflection on my opinion of the wonderful commitment that one of our members – Sam from over […]

Apologies For My Recent Absence

Hi all, Just a short post to apologize for my recent absence. One of my daughters flew in for a m0nth’s vacation with me and immediately prior to that I was unwell. But I am back in full swing of things now and apologize for my absence. Kind regards and God bless you. Kevin.

Congratulations One And All – All 101 of You!

Just a quick post to say congratulations to each and every one of you! The Guild Membership reached 101 Members this morning! Here are just a few of the implications of that figure… It means that… There are at least 101 blogs or bloggers out there who are part of a Guild which is becoming […]

NCCAM and Tweeting For Improved Mental Health!

Hi All, I received an email from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) earlier today. As far as I know/can make out (apologies for my ignorance but I live in Ireland) NCCAM is part of America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) Here is the main content of that letter, which I am […]

199 Days later!

Dear all, Well 199 days ago we started the Mental Health Writers Guild and I want to tell you that it has been so very wonderful and such an encouragement to see how it has grown thanks to all of you! I also want to personally thank you all so very much for all of […]

Email difficulties – Help needed.

I have been experiencing difficulties with emails of late. I am sure that I noticed that there was an email referring to a blogger which I am also fairly sure had the word ‘alt’ in the title and which refered to wishing to become a  member of the Guild.  But when I went to access […]

Pro Bono Mental Health Services – Your help needed.

‘Pro Bono Publico’.  It is, at least in part, a well known phrase.  I say in part as it is quite possible that most people would know the phrase to be simply ‘pro bono’. It’s origin or etymology is from the Latin and means ‘for the public good’ and nowadays it refers to professional work […]

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 – 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 […]