Happy Mother’s Day

Pernille Jacobsen

The fact that Mother’s Day is here just as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week comes to a close has my head spinning. In my world, as a mental health advocate and founder of The Youth Mental Health Project, every day is children’s mental health awareness day! And if every day is children’s mental health awareness …

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Sharing Our Stories: Jenny

Pernille Jacobsen

I remember being at a screening of No Letting Go and realizing, for the first time, that I wasn’t alone.  I had just come from the most difficult three years of my life… trying to save my daughter who had suicidal ideation and had been recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  I had shared her story …

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Sharing Our Stories: Brenda

Pernille Jacobsen

I have 2 children.  My oldest, now 23, was a quirky child, but a brilliant student, very polite, and very happy.  Until she wasn’t. Around the age of 13, her anxiety turned to school avoidance. School and learning had been her favorite things.  What was happening?! Therapists, neurological psychiatrists and endless research yielded results that …

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