Mental Health & Home For Our Family

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MILLIONS of people (approximately 1 in 4) have experienced mental illness & are not aware of some of the causes. I have compiled detailed information about some of the physical causes of Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Other Mood, Brain and Physical Diseases as well as testing levels for specific deficiencies. I need your help sharing this priceless information! (FREE PDF's on my website) I began doing extensive research on mental illness, the brain, nutrients, neurotransmitters etc. because my daughter has suffered the horrific consequences of the current way we “treat” people with mental health challenges. I did this research to save my daughter’s life.

My daughter was involuntarily committed to the mental hospital, this most recent time it was for five months. FIVE MONTHS! It is incomprehensible how they could keep her locked up for such a long time as she was not a threat to herself or others. During that time she was not given the medical attention or treatment of her PHYSICAL conditions (Anemia – Iron & B12 deficiency, pyrrole disorder (B6 & Zinc deficiency), vitamin D deficiency, under methylation etc.) which have a direct impact on her BRAIN. She also missed family holidays including her only brother’s high school graduation. (See more details about her below)

Our family - my daughter, son and I - need a home for Love, Peace and Healing! Donations will help provide that as well as taking care of my daughter & her medical expenses.

My website offers the FREE information mentioned above as well as FREE JPEGs of my original paintings & poems, FREE grounding and replenishing meditation, & FREE inspirational quotes (#WWLD #WhatWouldLoveDo) with my original paintings as the background & MORE! (See SHARE The Gifts, Share LOVE) Also, many of my original paintings are 50% off.

Many years ago I put this on my website: “May every step on my personal journey bring greater awareness and healing within myself and every soul that I encounter.”
This statement is still true today and I feel it with ALL OF MY HEART.

Please help me share LOVE. #LovePEACE on Earth & #MentalHealth for ALL! #WWLD #WhatWouldLoveDo
Thank you.
Peace, Love & Blessings to YOU.
Melissa Joyfully
www.MelissaJoyfully.com  www.lovepeaceonearth.com
Some facts about my daughter:
·         Currently 22 years old, first psychotic episode at 19 years old in Oct. 2014.
·         Skipped 5th grade AND her senior year of high school graduating at 4.2 GPA.
·         Had never done any drugs, or used alcohol or cigarettes (No prescription drugs other than antibiotics once or twice in her childhood).
·         Healthy & active teenager (excelled in soccer), chose to be a vegetarian (even though her father & I were meat eaters) when she was a pre-teen. I (her mother) provided her with nutritious home cooked vegetarian meals after researching the nutrient requirements of a vegetarian diet. (I shared nutritional information with her father because she was with him almost three days a week, however he rarely cooked for her. After I lost our apartment for inability to pay rent, she began living full time with her father in 2012).
·         Taught herself Hindi before backpacking for 3 months in India with a gap year travel group.
·         Went to college taking Arabic, Physics etc.
·         After her psychotic episode, because she was a legal adult – over 18 (still living with her father) she was involuntarily committed, and then put on an outpatient commitment which involved following the orders of the Health and Welfare department.
·         She had NEVER experienced depression or suicidal thoughts until after she was drugged with anti-psychotics. During her outpatient commitment she repeatedly requested (begged) for her psychiatric medication dose to be lowered, (verbally and in writing) after telling the person that was in charge of her drugs that she was depressed and suicidal. She was also experiencing severe physical side effects. Her requests were repeatedly denied and she was told that if she didn’t receive the injections she would be locked up again at the state hospital. We had been told by the Health and Welfare department that she could not seek any psychiatrist or other practitioner of her choosing and she was committed to following only their orders. I did not have money for a lawyer but I still met with an attorney to inquire about her legal rights. I also took her (my daughter) to a different psychiatrist to seek his help in her treatment, however the Health and Welfare department wouldn’t release her medical information or allow him to treat her, even after her suicide attempt.
·         Over the course of her “treatment” (and drugged against her will) she has been prescribed over 19 different drugs (or more) and has had over 40 extreme side effects, some of which include Hypotension, Tachycardia, Rapid and Extreme Weight Gain, Akathisia (movement disorder), Severe Allergic Reactions Including Skin Rashes & Difficulty Breathing (face/throat swelling), Anemia, Insomnia, Nausea & Vomiting, Fainting, Uncontrollable Eye Movement, Memory Loss, Severe Depression, Attempted Suicide and the list goes on.

If it was YOU or your son/daughter/brother/sister/mother/father wouldn't you do everything you could to save their life? I would. This information is for you and your family, friends, coworkers, neighbors etc. Please share it. Thank you!

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I need help saving my daughter’s life. I have been going at it alone for four years. The mental “health” care system is broken and they have repeatedly locked my daughter up in mental hospitals causing her tremendous physical harm and emotional suffering. She has been drugged against her will which has nearly caused her death and caused her life debilitating side effects.
I am a mother with unconditional Love♥ yet I am without money or a home of my own and
I need help to fight for my daughter’s legal rights and her life. This fight isn’t solely about my daughter, this fight is for the rights of ALL mental health care victims everywhere.

The hundreds of hours of research I have compiled in the FREE report I offer;
Some of the physical causes of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other mood, brain & physical diseases (including testing levels) is not only helpful to people with mental health issues, ADHD, Autism, Alzheimer’s disease but also diabetes, heart disease, cancer’s, asthma, fibromyalgia, lupus and the list goes on. This information has the possibility to save and change MANY lives & it needs to be shared!

I am very passionate about doing everything I can to prevent what has happened
to my daughter from happening to other young adults and youth.

Currently (October 2018), my daughter was taken from the medical hospital and committed to a local mental hospital. I am gravely concerned for her physical & mental health, she is on the list to be sent to the State Mental Hospital again. Previously the State Hospital has kept her for four and five months without giving her the physical requirements her brain and body need in order for her to begin to heal. She was hospitalized and missed her only brother’s high school graduation, mother’s day, my birthday, father’s day, fourth of July, Christmas, her 23rd birthday, New Year’s eve, valentine’s day, her brother’s birthday.
I need financial help to rent a home so I can provide the mental, physical and emotional support my daughter needs & does not receive in the house she has been living in, it is also my hope that my 19 year old son will live with us as I am very concerned for his well-being in his current living conditions. We also need financial help obtaining an attorney to fight the outpatient commitment and continued mistreatment my daughter has suffered.
Please see the attachment, what I, Melissa Joyfully offer, such as my original paintings for sale (many 50% off), crowdfunding campaign www.gofundme.com/mentalhealthforALL & the other ways in which you can help.
Thank you.
#LovePEACE on Earth & Blessings for ALL! #WWLD #WhatWouldLoveDo
www.LovePeaceOnEarth.com (P.E.A.C.E. People Everyday Aligning Consciously Everywhere)
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Mental Health Crisis
• 1 in 4 people are affected with a mental disorder (this is a worldwide crisis)
• Approximately 1 in 6 people in the United States are taking psychiatric medication
• Americans taking antidepressants rose by 65 percent between 1999 and 2014
• Since 2008 suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
• In 2016 suicide became the 2nd leading cause of death ages 10-34 and the 4th leading cause of death ages 35-54.
• On average there are 3000 suicides per day, one death every 40 seconds,
(Approximately one million people each year die by suicide worldwide).
For every suicide there are approximately 25 suicide attempts.
• There has been an astronomical increase in prescription drugs for American children & adults (85% increase between 1997 & 2016 according to the health research firm IQVIA, formerly called Quintile IMS). Many prescription drugs have been shown to deplete vital nutrients necessary for our brain & body health.
Our Children
• Of the 74.5 million children in the United States, an estimated 17.1 million have or have had a psychiatric disorder— more than the number of children with cancer, diabetes, and AIDS combined.
• 50% of all psychiatric illness occurs before the age of 14 and 75 percent by the age of 24.
• According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13% to 20% of US children aged 18 or younger have some form of mental disorder
• There are nearly 8 Million children under the age of 17 on psychiatric drugs.
• The suicide rate among youth between the ages of 10 and 17 increased 70 percent from 2006 to 2016.
My daughter skipped 5th grade and her senior year of high school graduating with a 4.2 grade point average, she had never done drugs (pharmaceutical or other) or alcohol, and in 2014 she had a psychotic breakdown at 19 years old. Since her first episode she was forcibly drugged and in the last four years has been given over 20 different drugs with countless severe side effects, some of which were life threatening. I began doing extensive research on mental illness, the brain, nutrients, neurotransmitters etc. because my daughter has suffered the horrific consequences of the current way we “treat” people with mental health challenges. See my website www.MelissaJoyfully.com for the FREE PDFS: Some of the physical causes of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other mood, brain & physical diseases (includes detailed information & accurate physical testing levels). It is my hope and prayer that the information provided will guide you and your loved ones to be tested and seek the professional help of a practitioner that is knowledgeable in biochemical/nutrient therapy. (See links below)
Several times in my article I quote Dr. William J. Walsh, his book and his scientific research: William J. Walsh, Ph.D., FACN, president of the non-profit Walsh Research Institute, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of nutritional medicine and a key scientist paving the way for nutrient-based psychiatry and nutritional medicine. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Walsh has developed biochemical treatments for patients diagnosed with behavioral disorders, attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder, autism, clinical depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s disease that are used by doctors throughout the world. His book, Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain [updated May 2014], describes specific findings for his evidence-based nutrient therapy system. Dr. Walsh has studied more than 30,000 patients with mental disorders acquiring an unparalleled database of more than
3 million chemical assays during his clinical and research work. https://www.walshinstitute.org/
• Professional help: A listing of doctors and clinics that provide biochemical/nutrient therapy in or near your state or country (and telemedicine practitioner’s available through skype/phone appointments) is provided on the Walsh Institute website: https://www.walshinstitute.org/clinical-resources.html
• Laboratory testing: https://www.dhalab.com
No human on earth has ever been deficient in a psychiatric drug, however MANY people are deficient in specific nutrients which have a huge effect on the brain and body chemistry.
We need to rise together to bring awareness to the facts and to change the rise in youth with mental illness, the rise in suicides and the rise in psychiatric drugs being prescribed. www.MelissaJoyfully.com
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My daughter is currently still in the mental hospital. She spent nearly all of the holidays of 2017 locked up. Valentine's day 2017, Her brother's birthday, Mother's day, My birthday, Father's day, Her brother's high school graduation, Fourth of July. After being "incarcerated" again this December she also spent Christmas and her Birthday in the state mental hospital. Today, Valentine's day has come again. My daughter is suffering unnecessarily. As with the former hospital administration as soon as I voice my daughter's Physical and Mental REQUIREMENTS the "release of information" is revoked. In other words, they do or don't do as they see fit, much to my daughter's demise and I don't get to receive any information about her care. In order for me to get guardianship of my daughter so that I can assure that her basic needs are met and healing can take place, I need a home. I need a home for her and my son so that he NEVER goes through mental illness or the horrific
"treatment" that my daughter has. If Love is a force in your life, I ask you to listen now to your heart. You don't need all the details (although I can give you horrific details if you need clarity) you just need to believe that every fiber of my being is here to help and serve those in need. My favorite and beloved choices to start with are my own kids. May Love Light the way and Truth be Always Present within me and everyone that cares. Thank you. #LovePEACE on Earth & #MentalHealth for ALL! #WWLD #WhatWouldLoveDo www.melissajoyfully.com
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My heart is breaking today. My daughter hasn't been taking the nutrients her body & brain NEED for her illness & she was experiencing some psychosis today. Even though her father doesn't allow me in the house to visit my kids - he text me today letting me know she wasn't doing well. He allowed me in to try and help her but she wouldn't allow it. Her case manager showed up after I had left and then the "ACT" team ("Health & Welfare") with the police & evidently they took her away in handcuffs (again). I ask you to please pray for me & my amazing kids. Our family needs your prayers & we need a Home together for healing to be possible.
I was escorted out of the motel yesterday by the police (very kind and compassionate officers) for inability to pay, I'm now back at my friends house, thankful I'm not sleeping out of my car or at the homeless shelter again. What would you do to save a life? Share this information & please donate today. Thank you. www.melissajoyfully.com
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