Gust Post – An Open Letter to an elderly patient.
I am delighted to share the following Guest Post with you all. It was sent to me by it’s author Karla A. Viera, MD. It is – as she explained in her email to me – ‘an open letter to an elderly patient’. And is shared with us with ‘the purpose of humanizing mental health […]
Guest Post by Laura A. – ‘My son’s best friend.’
I am delighted to be able to publish this ‘Guest Post’ which was sent in to us by Laura A. As someone who experiences mental health challenges myself, and as someone who writes and blogs about them, and as someone who – running this mental health writer’s guild – who reads a lot of blog […]
Isolation and ‘My Internal Bloopers Reel’
I thought, this morning, that I would write a piece about ‘isolation’ and ‘internal dialogues’. But as I sat contemplating what I would write, the thought occurred to me that sometime those ‘dialogues’ aren’t really ‘dialogues’ at all. Sometimes, well for me at least, they are more ‘monologues’ than ‘dialogues’. And sometimes they seem to […]
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As members will know, I have a policy of encouraging members to submit unique, original and previously unpublished pieces for publication as a ‘Guest Post’ here on the guild’s blog.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 […]
Health Anxiety – A new way of coping. Guest Post by Julie Mariner.
As part of our policy of publishing guest posts submitted to us (normally but not exclusively) by members, I am delighted to be able to share the following guest post from one of our more recent members – Julie Mariner. Who’s personal blog can be found by clicking here. Julie’s blog and especially the following […]
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 […]
“Familiarity Can Go To Hell!” – Guest post by Kelsey G.
I thought it was probably time for another guest post. I haven’t published one for a while now and if honest haven’t really felt like writing much myself lately. So I was absolutely delighted to have received the following article from Kelsey G, who is not herself a blogger but who has a wonderful writing […]
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 […]
What One Thing Can People Do To Reduce Mental Health Stigma – Featured Article
I have recently been contacted by Marcus over at PSYSCI.CO regarding an article that he had written with the help of some of the guild’s members. This article entitled ‘What One Thing Can People Do To Reduce Mental Health Stigma‘ asks and answers exactly what the title suggests and makes for interesting reading which very much […]
Your Story – Guest Post From The Author of The “Out of The Dark” Blog
The following is a poem written by the author of the “Out of The Dark” blog and sent to us as a way of encouraging other who might be going through the same or similar things. We are very grateful for this submission and would encourage members to pop over to “Out of The Dark” […]