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Mother turned filmmaker shares the fight for her child in “No Letting Go”

Parental intuition is a powerful force; one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Imagine if you instinctively knew something was wrong with your child, but everywhere you…
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"Don't Talk About My Child That Way!"

The old adage “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” is simply not true. Words are powerful. Use the right ones and you can make a great…
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Stop the stigma

People living with mental illness often say the stigma and discrimination associated with their illness can be worse than the mental illness itself.So what…
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Senator Creigh Deeds: The urgency of now

Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds was the keynote luncheon speaker at Claritycon2015 in San Antonio, Texas on June 18, 2015.Virginia State Senator…
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Why are we afraid to talk about mental illness? – guest blog post

A couple of weeks ago a woman I have not spoken to in thirty years contacted me to ask for my…
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Language matters: helping kids by the way we speak – guest blog post

Growing up, I saw firsthand what labeling a child can do. In elementary school, my brother was…
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Would you wait to treat a broken arm?

If you’re reading this, odds are you have a child in your life that you love deeply. You may be…
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One in Five Minds presents Claritycon2015 luncheon speaker Creigh Deeds

One in Five Minds is pleased to present the luncheon speaker for Claritycon2015 –…
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Did We Get It All Wrong?

Did We Get It All Wrong?

In this TEDxSanAntonio Children's Mental Health Salon talk, Dr. Polanco shares how not seeing the clinical background first, helped her to first see another side of this beautiful little girl.
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One in Five Minds presents: A conversation with Liza Long

On a cool October evening, nearly 200 people gathered to hear a parent’s perspective on raising…
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