This post is brought to you by the team at ClearlyBalancedDays.com At Clearly Balanced Days, we are all about Mental Health. Given the state of the world over the last couple years, it is no surprise that rates of mental health emergencies are at an all new high, especially amongst our young people. Increasing the availability of mental health services needs to be priority #1 but, there is another piece that can help to turn these tides, that is mental resilience. The beauty
Yesterday was a remarkable day. Since losing Alec, his birthdays have been hard days filled with sweet moments of shared memories. Last year, thanks to an idea from Alec's aunt Jana, #pinkdonutsforalec came to be. A series of hearts looking for a way to mark the day, a sweet chance to say happy birthday. It was also an important opportunity, to get more conversations going around mental health and suicide. This year, we laid the ground work, getting this page going, coordinat
February 26th would be Alec's 20th birthday. Pink frosted donuts were Alec's favorite and we liked to create a cake for him out of them on his birthday. Help us to celebrate him and get the conversation going about mental health by posting with the hashtag #pinkdonutsforalec with a pink frosted donut from your favorite local shop. If you would like to help us to keep Alec's legacy alive please consider a donation to the Alec J White Scholarship.