This novel self-care curriculum is a balanced blend of relatable lived-expertise and accessible evidence-informed approaches and tools. It is disseminated via in-person and virtual workshops and coaching sessions.
This flagship mental health program contains 3 modules: Self-care, Peer Support and Advocacy, created to prepare anyone to become a NoStigmas Ally. The program exists as a free online course and facilitated training sessions.
These empowering events serve to break down stigmas and help participants understand that they are not alone in their mental health journey. We prepare presenters to positively share their story with their community at both in-person or virtual events.
My Un-Suicide Note
An open letter from a friend who doesn’t want to die by suicide, and needs your help
I write this to you now, while I am still (relatively) young and of sound body and mind — because the sad reality is, I may not always be able to hold onto this healthy perspective...
10 mental health tips for the COVID-19 pandemic
That’s why it’s all the more important to remain diligent about the state of our mental health and that of our peers. Here are 10 ideas on ways to connect with one another and find support through this challenging time...
Love Lessons from Jail in Virginia
How my third visit to jail changed everything
My first time in a jail was at two years old — to visit my incarcerated father. Mom was just 22, but this wasn’t her first time and it wouldn’t be her last time visiting him there...
4 Steps to Giving Great Advice
An Ironic Approach to Being a Guidance Guru
Try as I might to resist the urge to do so, I sometimes still default to that old opinion-dropping habit. On that note, here’s my 4-step plan to giving great advice… can you say irony?