Crisis, Capacity, and Community

By Michael Thompson, Family Support Group Leader Crisis I’ve heard it said before that the Chinese word for “crisis” is made from two characters meaning “danger” and “opportunity.” Actually, it isn’t. The characters are better identified as “danger” and “critical point.” The second character doesn’t provide any optimistic hope for moving forward. However, it does identifyContinue reading “Crisis, Capacity, and Community”

Why Journal?

By Tamika Greene, NAMI Connections Leader In my 11th grade year of high school, I was introduced to journaling in a creative writing class. It opened up a whole new world in the form of intimate, living, and vivid personal communication for me. The experience was transformational, providing me with a new dimension of dynamic awareness. I felt likeContinue reading “Why Journal?”