April 16, 2020
During the coronavirus public health crisis, many of us have come to understand that we do not walk alone. While retaining individuality, we are stronger by acting as one, following guidelines for protecting ourselves and those around us. Heroes and heroines have arisen, some who are “hidden,” but all are alike in wanting to make a difference. In short, overall, during this fight, individuals are more alike than different. Read this blog written by Diana Spore, PhD, MGS, who is an advocate for individuals facing mental health challenges and those living with dementia. She is also a writer/editor and a mental health consumer in recovery. Spore received her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies, with a concentration in aging, from Penn State. Currently, she is a consultant at the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County, Ohio.