For far too long, we have been placing our mental health on the back burner. Extensive advances have been made in discovering the causes for many conditions and diseases deemed as ‘physical’. Due to this dedicated research, we now have effective treatments for many of these conditions including heart disease, cancer, kidney disease, diabetes, and many others. However, we have left out the one organ that controls all of the other organs. This is the brain. I’m not speaking of brain tumors or strokes. I’m speaking of something far more elusive; the brain’s role in mental health conditions.
There has been a tremendous amount of discussion on the situational and environmental factors contributing to mental health disorders. However, not much light has been shed onto the biological factors and genetic causes for these conditions. We must extend our reach, and explore the ‘science behind’ mental health conditions and suicide. Only when we look into the root causes of these, many times, disabling and life threatening conditions, can we hopefully end the suffering.
It’s way past time for us to put an end to our mental health crisis. We must have a Moonshot for Mental Health, like we did for cancer over 50 years ago!
Moonshot for Mental Health!!!
Please sign the following petition for a long overdue Moonshot for Mental Health!
Isn’t it time for all of us to see the Full Moon ???
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