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Emerging Blogger Series: Rock

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Rock Bollinger.… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Rock

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Why I hate the 1-10 mood rating scale

I became a nurse in 2004, which was before I became mentally ill.  Even then, I wasn't a fan of asking people to rate themselves (mood, etc.) on a 1-10 mood rating scale.  It struck me as a bit of a cop-out—a poor substitute for actually exploring with the person how they were feeling. Adventures… Continue reading Why I hate the 1-10 mood rating scale