Tag Archives: mental health

Mental Health Awareness Month

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought I would share with you some information about our children’s partial hospitalization program. The year was 1998 when we recognized that a number of our children have both intellectual disabilities as … Continue reading

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Do You Know BrainSTEPS?

Today’s guest blogger is Cindy Priester, OTR/L, MS. Cindy is the Educational Program Coordinator at the Elizabeth Lee Black School. She was an OT for 31 years at BNI before accepting the coordinator position. She currently volunteers as a team … Continue reading

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Robin Williams – A Legendary Actor

  Today we mourn the loss of a celebrated artist, comedian, and actor.  I first got to know Robin Williams through Mork & Mindy, a TV show that had you laughing nonstop for 30 minutes.  I enjoyed the show so … Continue reading

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Break the Stigma!

As we focus on May as Mental Health Awareness Month, we know that there is a great deal of misunderstanding about mental illness. Unfortunately, negative attitudes and beliefs toward people who have a mental health condition are common.  Although 1 … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Say Thank You

Danke, grazie, merci, gracias, spasibo, 谢谢, cảm ơn bạn, thank you! January is National “Thank You” Month. Growing up, my siblings and I quickly learned that thank you was an essential word in our vocabularies.   Of course, mothers are always … Continue reading

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50 Years In Review

President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy With the recent press surrounding the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the world remembered a great man.  One of his greatest achievements was signing the … Continue reading

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