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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.
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Increase in Suicides Caused By More Than “Mental Health Issues,” According to CDC

By |June 27th, 2018|

I came across this article the other day and wanted to share it with all of you. In my opinion, society tends to deal with the symptoms of mental health struggles (though one could argue we don't remotely do enough for people across this world where holistic, person-centered health and wellness care are concerned) without [...]

Ten Years Ago Today Everything Changed (Tragedy Struck)

By |June 24th, 2018|

Photo: Ryan Emmerson, the brother of mental health author, advocate and startup founder Jeff Emmerson. Ryan committed suicide on this day ten years ago. He is dearly missed. I had just started a night shift as a night watchman (security guard) at a trucking company's yard when my cell phone rang as I was speaking [...]

Mental Health and Addiction in the Service Industry

By |June 21st, 2018|

The more I learn about society and the different experiences people go through from various walks of life. the more I realize that we've all got mental health (and other) challenges on a daily basis. Before my brother Ryan killed himself on June 24th of 2008 (the 10-year anniversary of his death is in 3 [...]

Asking for Help Was Scary – It Saved My Life

By |June 11th, 2018|

Learning to ask for help can be scary, but it saves lives. It actually does (I'm one of them). Into The Abyss  Things really started getting bad for me in 2010. I was 34 years old, I had just dropped out of University after my first year after it became too hard to keep up [...]

Recognizing the Lies that Depression Tells Us

By |June 1st, 2018|

It starts with recognition of the fact that depression tells us lies. How do I know this? Because I've lived through it. In 2008 my brother killed himself. In 2011 I attempted suicide myself. Then, in early 2013 I committed myself to the local mental health unit as my wife looked on with tears in [...]