Author Archives: MarKernan
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Linden Lodge Foundation Chair named “Most Impactful Player in Mental Health in 2019”!
Pete Early, former Washington Post reporter, Mental Health Advocate, and long time friend of Linden Lodge, has just named Linden Lodge Foundation’s Chair, Marianne Kernan, “Most Impactful Player in Mental Health in 2019”. Each year, Early picks a well-known individual … Continue reading
Former N.C. Photographer Loses His Long Battle with Depression.
Guy Reynolds, a previous Winston-Salem photographer has died. Reynolds was a friend of a friend of Linden Lodge. He recently beat cancer, he was a Pulitzer award recipient for his photography, and he worked for many years with The Dallas … Continue reading
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We Appreciate You
Linden Lodge is so blessed to be in this community. Our wonderful neighbors always show up for us when we need them. We sincerely hope that you know how much we appreciate you. Deep Creek Baptist Church, thank you for … Continue reading
Where Did the Schizophrenics Go?
The following op-ed appeared in the Wall Street Journal on March 26, 2019. E. Fuller Torrey and Wendy Simmons Wondrous are the ways of Washington. In a single day, the federal government officially reduced the number of people with schizophrenia in the … Continue reading
Medicaid waivers allowed for inpatient psychiatric treatment
Hallelujah! This can have a major impact on our area, both locally and statewide, and on the population the Linden Lodge Foundation supports and serves. Please check out the news below and consider making the pledge to support more access … Continue reading
Hello, My name is Wil Wheaton….
My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed. blog I’m about to go speak to NAMI Ohio’s statewide conference, Fulfilling the Promise. These are the remarks I prepared for my speech. Before I … Continue reading
Horrific deaths, brutal treatment: Mental illness in America’s jails
The Linden Lodge Foundation would like to share a ground-breaking report “Horrific deaths, brutal treatment: Mental illness in America’s jails,” published by The Virginia Pilot. In a nine-month investigation, reporter Gary Harki and several Marquette University students tracked the deaths of 404 … Continue reading
Can We Stop Labeling Ourselves With Our Mental Illnesses?
Hattie Gladwell Metro.co.uk You are not OCD. You have OCD. That’s an important distinction. I really wish people would stop labelling themselves – and others – with their mental illness. What I’m talking about is discussing mental illness as though … Continue reading