The following three articles originally appeared in Another Way, a weekly column by Melodie Davis with down-home wisdom on family, values, and spirituality. Ms. Davis has championed the cause of mental health in the past and these three articles are excellent examples of strength, hope, and tenacity in the face of adversity. Clicking on a link will download the article in the form of a PDF document.

Mental Illness: There’s Still Stigma

Mental Illness: Lyn’s Story

Mental Illness: Jerome’s Story

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