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RESOURCES

Added African American mental health resources to my resource page   Please check out my new list of resources on my resource page from NAMI It includes- African American Mental Health Resources Treatment Directories Educational Services artsandwritingbysherry.com  Thank you!

ARTWORK A Cause

Just wanted to express the sorrow that is going on around our country today   This is my new painting in pastels called ‘A Cause’ by Sherry M. Joiner

My ARTICLES Solutions

Today May thirtieth is namiwalks twenty twenty a national day of hope   Went on an internal peaceful NAMI walk today to fight against discrimination of mental illness, color, and people of all backgrounds. I walked for the sorrow of George Floyd and I grieved for the injustice. Something must be done, however, peacefully. People … Continue reading

ARTWORK Day of Hope

Looking forward to the virtual NAMI Walk a day of hope on May thirtieth and walking alone in the fresh air   Will miss volunteering for the NAMI Clackamas booth for the walk, but I had the opportunity to finish rereading my book by Michelle Obama called Becoming and feeling good about life and reaching … Continue reading

ABOUT WORLD BIOLAR DAY

Celebrating world bipolar disorder day and hoping everyone is safe healthy and free of pain   Call domestic violence hotline for help if you are going through struggles with your spouse or family member during these times. Painting by Sherry M. Joiner

ABOUT ME

Today clackamas review published an article about my book it is in wednesdays issue   Interviewed by email by reporter Ellen Spitaleri and she published an article about Last Miracle for Maria: A Story of Suicide, PTSD, and Schizoaffective Bipolar Disorder Type in the Clackamas Review.

ABOUT Suicide Available

My book on suicide, PTSD, Schizoaffective Bipolar Disorder Type is now available on amazon   I am pleased to present my second book, Last Miracle for Maria: A Story of Suicide, PTSD, and Schizoaffective Bipolar Disorder Type by Sherry Standing Joiner, February 6, 2020.  I wrote my memoir/biography of my mother, Maria, who was a … Continue reading

NAMI

Flappers Rock   Over night I became a Flapper. NAMI Clackamas had a Roaring Twenties Benefit Auction at Gray Gables Estate 3009 SE Chestnut St. in Portland Oregon on September 21, 2019, 5:30-9:30 pm. The clientele wore glamorous dresses with glitter and sequences, and black suits and suspenders. My friend Connie Emmons and I were … Continue reading

KEYNOTE Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Week   National Suicide Prevention Week is September 8th- September 14th. My sympathy and prayers go out to those that have completed their life through a suicide and for those who face and deal with the pain of suicide of their loved ones everyday. My Brazilian mother, Maria, Nov. 2, 1921- Feb. … Continue reading