May is Mental Health Awareness Month – Mental Health Post for May 3rd

Sharing for awareness. Wishing she was 25. Delusional Thinking I know. Still I pray daily that my kid does not become a statistic. All part of waiting for the other shoe to drop.

My Loud Whispers of Hope


  • Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for people aged 10–24.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people aged 15–24.
  • More than 90% of children who die by suicide have a mental health condition.
  • Each day an estimated 18-22 veterans die by suicide.

This is horrific and breaks my heart. We MUST do something about this NOW.

I will be posting something important about mental illness every day throughout the month of May on my blog in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Please keep visiting my blog My Loud Bipolar Whispers and look for statistics or other beneficial information related to mental illness to increase awareness, educate, reduce mental illness stigma and reduce suicides.

It is crucial and imperative for all of us to get involved and save lives.

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I Hate To Brag But …

I slept through the night for the first time in months.  A deep, sound, unmedicated  sleep.  Ya baby said in my Austin Powers voice over voice.  

A front blew through overnight and I feel the atmospheric changes. The air is electric yet I am calm.  I’m learning to accept that which I cannot change.  More than anything I’m convinced of the power of prayer (or meditation or mindfulness or insert mental healing method of your choice).   Every morning I pass by a sign on my way to work that simply says Prayer Changes Things. 

That it does my friends. That it does.   Wishing you all a fantastic Wednesday. Peace be with you. 

As always, more to come.