Mental Illness = Disease of the Mind

    May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month. All children deserve role models to show them positive ways of living all year round, not just during the one month designated for mental health awareness.   On the Rez there’s always an abundance of unhealthy role models for our children to imitate. Alcohol, drug, gamblingContinue reading “Mental Illness = Disease of the Mind”

The Children Are Sacred. Aren’t They?

  By Vi Waln   May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month. The mental health of our children is affected by abuse, whether it happens at home or school. Child abuse is unacceptable because it does affect the state of our children’s mental health. Violent abuse at school would likely cause a child victim toContinue reading “The Children Are Sacred. Aren’t They?”