"Once you stop learning, you start dying" Albert Einstein
There are SO many times when someone says they had never know this or that before and yet it is stuff that can help us to heal, understand loved ones, live our best life! Here are links and information that has been the "hot topics" in my years working with folks.
NAMI is a great all around resource for lots of different issues. NAMI is a great advocacy group as well.
The Mighty is a website by people with mental illness, disabilities, disease, there is a particular strength and uniqueness that comes from hearing people in the struggle share.
Many who come to Al-Anon/Alateen are in despair, feeling hopeless, unable to believe that things can ever change. We want our lives to be different, but nothing we have done has brought about change. We all come to Al-Anon because we want and need help.
In Al-Anon and Alateen, members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
How are quotes and memes educational? They are reminders of things we know. They are validation for things we feel. They are connection to others. They tell us we can survive.