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Family’s Grief Brings Mental Health Issues Out of the Shadows

For Marcie McSwane, mental health awareness has a deeply personal meaning.

She lost her brother, Patrick, to suicide in the summer of 2012 after his nine-year battle with schizophrenia. Since then, McSwane’s close-knit family has been adamant about helping others who struggle with mental health issues, as well as their loved ones, by pulling together community resources to provide the best individualized comprehensive treatment for their needs. Their labor of love evolved into the Peace […]

By |September 27th, 2018|Health, Inspiration|

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Everyone Wins with #IAmInvisibleNoMore Contest

The Invisible Disabilities Association and Allsup encouraged individuals to share their invisible disabilities stories during a video contest in March. We are profiling the people featured in the top vote-getting videos in the blog series, #IAmInvisibleNoMore. The top five vote getters were awarded gift cards […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, Support|

Share, Inspire and Win with Your Rare Disease Story

There are 30 million rare disease stories in the U.S. Do you have one? Share it in the #IAmInvisibleNoMore video contest to raise awareness and you could win $500.

February 28 is Rare Disease Day®.  According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders, 1 in 20 people will […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Health, Inspiration, Support|

Post Hurricanes―United Spinal Association Helps with Housing, Mobility Equipment and Daily Needs

As a national nonprofit serving people with spinal cord injuries and disorders for over 70 years, United Spinal Association gets its share of disheartening stories from wheelchair users who reach out to us for support. This past year, however, our organization’s resources were stretched to capacity with three destructive […]

By |January 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|

The Top 5 Reasons You Need to Watch This Video

By Wayne Connell, founder and president of Invisible Disabilities Association

One of the hardest parts about living with an invisible disability is sharing how it impacts you on a daily basis. Living with an invisible disability often means struggling to “act normal” when your body […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, Support|

Say Bah, Humbug to the SSDI Hassle with empower

It’s the holiday season and across the country families are trimming their Christmas trees, buying gifts for their loved ones, and already thinking about how they can fudge on their New Year’s resolution to lose weight.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news and spoil the […]

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, SSDI Claims|
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