As we conclude autism awareness month, I wanted to write about my experience with psych meds for my autistic son, Trey. I imagine that challenges are had by all when it comes to finding the right medication no matter what the issue, but this is especially challenging in the special needs’ population. Autists are given meds that are used for those with mental health conditions. It is because there is

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People always say to me “I don’t know how you do it all.” Well, let me tell you, sometimes I don’t know either, lol. One thing, I do know is that I do everything in my power not to feel overwhelmed. And that is what you call self-care. I can be rigid at times with my schedule because I believe it is important to preserve my time and energy. I

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As a follow-up to my previous blog, I want to share resources that can help you with your depression or mental health issues, if you are ready to take the step to get professional help. It can be a hard step to ask for help so I want to share resources that people of color would feel the most comfortable with, not just any resources. Everyone has a preference and

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Are You Clinically Depressed?I’m sure you heard the latest news story about Regina King’s son dying by suicide. It was plastered all over the news for two weeks and I’m sure that this was not just because Regina King is a huge celebrity but also because of the surprise that her son committed such an act. Now, nobody in the media knew her son (he was not a celebrity as

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Recently, I made a little promise to myself that I would cover this topic but got sidetracked with the holiday hoopla and then needing to rest. This topic came to me several months ago when I was on Instagram and saw a video on my favorite autism account Living with Lilac. The mom of the autistic daughter, a twin by the name of Lilac, was discussing the difference between an

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Happy New Year! I know it has been a while since I blogged, but I have been allowing myself some time to rest during this holiday season. Part of my rest includes spending time with my family and watching movies. I am a BIG movie and tv series buff, so I have been enjoying my share of these while I was off from work. I recently saw the Lost Daughter

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