2018 Report Card | #givingtuesday

2018 Report Card | #givingtuesday

We have two days for getting deals: Black Friday & Cyber Monday. On Giving Tuesday, we have a day for giving back. #GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season: a reminder of the “Reason for the Season”! Giving Tuesday doesn’t just end on November 27, 2018, it’s an invitation to help us increase our […]

Why Give?

Why Give?

November17, 2018 is #givingtuesday Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. […]

From Mental “Illness” to Mental Wellness

From Mental “Illness” to Mental Wellness

I Still Matter, Mental Health America of Jacksonville and Where Is The Sunshine? have partnered to help design this years Mental Health Summit. This Summit will be the first peer-centered conference since the Summit began 4 years ago. Some of this years topics include: Suicide Prevention Advocacy & Legislation Using Art to Promote Wellness Military […]

Stop Calling Me Brave!

Stop Calling Me Brave!

I am so sick and tired of people telling me how courageous I am.  Every time I open up about my brain illnesses in my writing, I get a barrage of feel-good comments from people who are “so proud” of me for sharing my story. Look, I appreciate that people are proud of me. I […]