Author Archives: Russia Robinson

About Russia Robinson

I am an independent freelance writer and free thinker. I strive to use my writing talents to benefit the greater good of society, one word, one sentence, one page at a time. Originally from Richmond, California I attended San Francisco State University receiving a BA in English Creative Writing and American Literature in 2004. After this I attended post graduate studies in 2008 at Georgia’s Kennesaw State University in Technical Writing. With an academic background in English, I have spent more than 10 years’ helping young people succeed. This can be seen in my career background in education and mental health. I am a certifiable Language Arts teacher for the state of Georgia. I also worked in social services including juvenile mental health treatment services and counseling. As a result, I understand the diversity of problems people face in their everyday lives. With words put together like so, I promote equality and a healthy society for all people regardless of individual differences. Conducting research, writing articles, essays, and blogging, I push to educate others about various issues that affect people. I also do this creatively through short stories, poems, pictures, and a novel in progress. My hobbies and interest are reading and learning. I enjoy all things art and all things nature. From camping and astronomy to photography and cooking, I enjoy sighting seeing and socializing just as much as I enjoy curling in bed with a good book or binge watching TV.

Human Services: A Career in Mental Health Counseling

As many as “30% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents in the US display serious emotional disturbances and in need of treatment”, (Burger, 2011). Mental health counselors are individuals who provide this need, treating people suffering from mental … Continue reading

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EEG and Brain Activity: An Accurate or Inaccurate Tool for Measurement? shared a study entitled, “Coma: Researchers Observe Never-Before Detected Brain Activity”. In this article, researchers discuss a new way to determine brain activity in comatose patients. The information provided in the study has the potential to change how brain … Continue reading

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Araby and A Rose for Emily: A Love Lost

Love is a popular theme in all areas of art including love songs, romance novels, and romantic movies. Love is an emotion that is felt by everyone, both the young and the old. The short stories, Araby and A Rose … Continue reading

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The Hard Times of Edgar Allan Poe

American author, Edgar Allan Poe led a lonely and destitute life, surrounded by poverty and death. His life proves to be ironic when compared to his published work. Poe was known for his dark style, prose, and language. Author and … Continue reading

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Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Since the terror attack of the world trade centers and the pentagon on September 11, 2001, the country created federal agencies to enforce law and counter terrorism. These  agencies make up the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). One agency that … Continue reading

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