Tag Archives: mental illness

I’m Good Because I Own My Mental Illness

Author and blogger Tanya J. Peterson Like many of the millions of people living with mental illness, I haven’t always been good. My most “ungood” period involved five stays in a behavioral health hospital over the course of a couple years. I was admitted for the first time because of a plummeting ability to function […]

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Wilderness Hermit Charlie’s Journey to Recovery

By Chuck Hughes I grew up in a children’s orphanage (Children’s Baptist Home of Southern California) in Inglewood, CA. It was during the height of the cold war during the late 1950’s & early 60’s. Those where some really hectic and stressful times for all in North America, particularly in Southern California. We would have […]

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I’m Good Because I’m My Number One Fan

Saleha Farhad, CSU East Bay Student As a Fijian/Indian female there has been a lot of difficulties for me to justify my career choice to my family and community. I’m Psychology major and have been looked down upon because my family members aren’t sure if my education will lead to a successful career. I started to […]

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I’m Good Is Here!

Dear Global Community, After months of meetings, brainstorming and planning– I’m Good: A Blog Campaign for Mental Health has begun! And I’m Good because a vision is now a reality. We created this campaign to change the conversation of mental and emotional health. We ALL need to take care of our mental health. We don’t […]

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I’m Good

I’m Good by Charlene Jimerson I am good…when I see good from the eyes of others The good in me is directing my steps Lifting up my head Encouraging me to speak To laugh To share with you To care for you In the darkest hours when life for me is challenging Strength is failing And […]

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Join us for the I’m Good kickoff event on April 26!

How are you? Are you good? We’re good and that’s because during the entire month of May, we’re going to bring mental health awareness to the internet in full force! And we want you to be a part of that force by participating in the PEERS blog and multimedia campaign I’m Good. This website will be active and populated […]

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