Category Archives: Mental Health

Patients Like Me Website

An interesting site,,  if you suffer from any number of conditions, ranging from Autism, Bipolar Depression to Migraines, Thyroid issues, and over 2,800 medical conditions. A partial list can be found at: If you don’t see a condition, you … Continue reading

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Several Nifty Find-A-Grave Tools

There are/were several nifty Find-A-Grave tools. Since the latest update not too long ago, some of the tools may disappear or become non-functional. For now, replace www. with old. in the URL if the tool doesn’t show up on the new … Continue reading

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Mental Health Discussion in the Family Blog Article

Andrea Paquette posted an article on Mental Health Stigma in the Family on In the article, she talks about being a child in a family with mental illness and ways to overcome the barriers in talking to family members … Continue reading

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Successful Meeting of Genealogy and Mental Health

This entry for the 52 Ancestors challenge by Schalene Jennings Dagutis is a great example of a way around some of the problems associated with mental health roadblocks in genealogy research. Diaries are kept by many people and may contain a lot of … Continue reading

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Mixing Genealogy and Mental Health – Rarely Easy, But Can Be Done

I haven’t touched much on the crossroads where genealogy and mental health/illness meet. If you have a family member who was institutionalized in a mental health facility, insane asylum, etc., you quickly discover how difficult it is to find out … Continue reading

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100th Post Or Is It? Reflections – Past, Present, and Future

Dashboard shows this will be my 100th Published Post. It shows All (120), Published (99 – before this one posts) Sticky (1) Scheduled (1) Drafts (20) Trash (2). Not showing is my first blog post. You won’t find it anywhere … Continue reading

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Bring Change 2 Mind Stories

I learned about Bring Change 2 Mind from a Breakthrough colleague. I mentioned starting a blog and she suggested looking at Bring Change 2 Mind. It is an good resource for people who struggle with mental illness and for their … Continue reading

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