Town Square

Post a New Topic

Raising mental health awareness

Original post made on May 10, 2013

Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park is a mental health advocate, human rights activist, and mother. The empathy she brings to all those roles has been deepened, in part, by having also suffered from mental health conditions that made her feel as if she had "shattered into a million pieces."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 12:00 AM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by K Breisch
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on May 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Roberta Roth and Menlo Park - Thank you for organizing an event on mental health. Congratulations to Turning Point on their inaugural event. My father committed suicide in 1978, just before my senior year in high school. People didn't talk about it back then. The only marketing piece, during that time that I recall about mental health, suicide was the movie A Reason to Live with Ricky Schroder in 1985. I hope the people that need to become more aware of this disease, show up tomorrow!


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,456 views

King of the Slides
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,140 views

Where the Sidewalk Ends
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 319 views

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 222 views