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Sarah Waldrop

The Silent Struggle: Men’s Mental Health

When society determines the ideal characteristics of being a man, we’ve consistently seen the same stereotypes for decades. Tall, athletic, and hard working. The head of the household, and the primary source of funding for the family. Men are expected to be tough and stoic – men are not allowed to cry. “Real” men are[…..]

Mental Health in the Military

Only 1 percent of the United States population serves in the United States military. These men and women endure more than the average individual – long term separations from family during deployments, strict disciplinary work expectations and a loss of control over job position or place of living. The military fights for our country to[…..]

How to Help: Do’s and Don’ts

Mental Illness is not rare. 1 in 5 adults live with a diagnosable mental health condition. And 50% of all Americans will be diagnosed with a mental health condition at some point in their lifetime. The odds are, you know someone, or you yourself, have a mental illness. So, what do you do? Let’s say[…..]

Lessons Learned from Loss

I remember the day I found out like it was yesterday. Though I was only 10 years old, and that day was over 13 years ago, it’s not a moment I think I’ll ever forget. I was in the backseat of my dad’s burgundy Chevrolet pickup truck, sitting next to my baby brother. We were[…..]

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