Mental Health Awareness

An Open Letter to Parents of a Child with Mental Illness – Guest Post by Whitney Hawkins

As members will know, I have a policy of encouraging members to submit unique, original and  previously unpublished pieces for publication as a ‘Guest Post’ here on the guild’s blog.  And I have always been delighted by the response in both the submissions that I have received and the feedback that these have generated. Today’s […]

Mental Illness Is Not Contagious – Guest Post by Marie A. Abanga

It gives me the greatest of pleasure to be able to share this guest post shared with us today by a dear blogging friend of mine from over at  Merry Marie.  Marie has been a great supporter of the MHWG and also a great and much valued support to me personally and the guest post […]

Anxiety – Guest Post by Faith.

This morning I would very much like to share a guest post with you which simply comprises of a poem sent to me by a twelve grade student called Faith.  Here is what Faith said… Hi! My name is Faith and I am currently a grade twelve student. There have been some really difficult times […]

Concerning Anonymity

As someone who openly writes about his mental health and mental illnesses and who is totally ‘out there’ and ‘public’ concerning these and how they impact my life.  And as someone who has – as a result of this openness and some people’s extremely poor and uneducated attitude towards mental illness – experienced (and yes […]

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 […]

Member’s Profile – My Depersonalization Experience.

Well, I haven’t posted a member’s profile post for a while now and so I am absolutely  delighted to be able to post this one in which we profile our newest member – Christopher – from over at My Depersonalization Experience. Due to my having again been unwell lately and only now starting to recover, I […]

Submission From A Member – Reader Discretion Required.

Dear Reader/Member. I am displaying the Trigger Warning sign on this post as this post deals with matters of both suicide and self-harming. Members and readers are therefore encouraged to use discretion and consider very carefully whether they wish to continue reading. Hi all, I received an email this morning to which the following article/post […]