Got Food? Community Food Bank at my Apartments is Open for donations!

The residents of the apartments where I live have set up a Community Food Bank available to all the residents here, of all ages.  Remember we have lots of children here who do not have their regular school-based breakfasts and lunches.  This Community Food Bank is set up in the community room in the nice…

In Your Hour of Despair….

What’s your “extraordinary?” Living with mental illness makes the simplest of things complicated.  Go slow.  Wait.  Do one thing that is your definition of sucess, then wait.  Know that you can start your day over again at any time if thing don’t go well. Remember that you have a right to a life too, just…

“Raise Up Your Community” — a special sale of Heidi’s original art at special prices when you donate half the price to a local community resource of your choice.

“Playing at Beaver Creek,” a 22″ x 28″ acrylic on heavy watercolor paper, painted by Heidi Hansen after a fun summer day at Beaver Creek, Vancouver, Washington.  Price for this original painting is $100.00, if you donate half of that price ($50.00) to a local resource or charity in your community.  You may use the…

Senate Health Care Bill released on 6/22 — link to full text of the Bill, and Who to Contact With Your Opinion

http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/22/politics/republican-health-care-bill-text/index.html Red it for yourself — the above link shows the full text of today’s unveiled Senate Health Care Bill. This bill discriminates against the poor, the aging, the disabled, and only add to the risk of mentally ill persons hurting self/others, or in such a state of constant crisis that ED’s become the defacto…

The Healing Jaguar Counseling & Meditation Studio

July 1, 2017 is the grand opening of The Healing Jaguar, my counseling and meditation studio in Vancouver, Washington. We focus on a person’s inner strengths and learn cognitive – behavioral and meditation techniques to heal anxiety, depression, post-trauma stress and establish a better quality of life living with mental illness. We talk, use art and…

“Lullaby Dragon,” a book for kids about turning anger into positive power.

Here’s a few pages from my book for kids, about using positive power: Lullaby Dragon is a 30-page, full color print book, 10″ x 10″ by Heidi D. Hansen, M.A. (copyright1990-2017).  Purchase price is $19.99 plus shipping.  Use the Paypal buttons here to purchase and contact Heidi at dog.hotel.hansen@gmail.com with your mailing address.  Thanks, and…

“It’s Hard To Be Good,” from Maile Lei

Maile Lei is the ambassador of children’s mental health in Vancouver, Washington, and in this video he empathizes with kids about the struggle of always following the rules.  And, Maile Lei reminds children to always remember the positive things they do, and are. —————–To purchase mental health and art materials from Heidi D. Hansen, M.A.,…