Re-affirming the Vision

It is imperative for people of color to rededicate ourselves to improving our mental and physical health, while building relational skills that increase opportunity and the availability of resources to individuals and the community.

#Yougoodman

Many of us have been taught to harness our anger from experiencing racism into energy to propel us towards success. We are instructed to push down or deny other emotions, like sadness and fear because too many feels get in the way of our survival.

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Each year, The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) hosts National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September. It’s an opportunity for us to educate ourselves about the risk factors associated with suicide and ensure that we know how to get help for ourselves or others. Unfortunately, talking about suicide is still taboo in many circles, including […]

The New Vision for Envision 

After a long hiatus, we are relaunching! First with our blog and early 2017 with a brick and mortar location in the DC Metro Area. When I initially started writing Envision-ings, my goal was to empower and educate lay people about mental health issues. I wanted to provide education about how to recognize common psychological […]