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Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
My Actions Almost Cost Me My Kids
: You cannot imagine the feeling of loss I experienced that day when the Mobil Crisis Unit came to...
My Recovery Story
: It took a good year of hard work by my therapist to get me to see I was my own worst enemy.
My Story As A Bipolar
: I was 24 and flying high. I had just been accepted into George Washington University ... I had also...
NAMI-NYC Metro Addresses Cultural Sensitivity
Psychiatric Trauma: The Golden Hour
: Handcuffed. Standing in the middle of my living room, surrounded by six of New York's finest, I was...
Recovery: A Miracle of God
: I thought mental illness only for the mentally weak and fragile. I prided myself on my intellectual...
Schizophrenic Brain Abnormalities Detected Early
: With a suitable schizophrenia screening method, for the first time, preventive psychiatry becomes a...
Stigma Is Wrong
: Medication treatment for the mentally ill is no different than that for the medically ill ... side...
The Election: A Disability Perspective
: We've been acknowledged, but hardly wooed. That's odd, because our numbers should knock any...
The Genius Claimed By Schizophrenia: Memories Of My Sister
: She would often be charged with explaining to me plot twists in movies we would watch together as...
The Plight Of The Mentally Ill
: If each mentally ill person is like a diamond in the rough, albeit with differing numbers of...
These Are 'Crazy' Times
: Then the election came along, and I wished Ken Steele could observe what was going on. I think he...
: My learning began about 1948, after three years of teaching high school mathematics ... a gym...
: Preparing the column for this issue has been a poignant affair for me
: Cecil Williams is our featured poet in this issue ... Bob Dylan and Walt Whitman 'in one fell swoop'
We Are Not Alone
: I am now working, and utilizing the skills, which I have acquired over the years, and I now feel...
We Have Choices To Make
: If we believe that there is a degree of choice in any matter, we can then increase our self-esteem...
We Vote, We Count!
: Senator Goodman, a longtime office holder, appears to be losing his seat by less than 100 votes...
What do I do when someone important to me dies?
: Mourning helps us to deal with loss, even though it may feel so painful as we do it.
Why do we take our meds? How do doctors help or hinder this decision?
: Tell me about times when your doc acted like a total jerk, or times when you lied, or...
Zimmer Contends Mental Patients' Votes Were Coerced
Alternate Depression Treatments
: Exercise was better than drugs in relieving depression among 156 middle-aged patients ... patients...
An Author's Thoughts On Ken Steele
: The completed manuscript was turned in to the publisher on Thursday, October 5 ... Two days later,...
Catching up with Zeldox
: On July 19, 2000 the FDA advisory panel approved Zeldox nine to one. I thought it would be a matter...
Commission on Quality Care: Counsel on Advance Directives
: Throughout history, people with disabilities have been denied the opportunity to make decisions...
Community Living At The Bridge
: I work in an apartment building specially designed to help mentally ill people ... I am one of the...
Conquer Your Anxiety Attacks
: Many, many years ago, as I lay in my dormitory bed in a New York mental hospital, I dreamt of the...
Coordinated Children's Services Initiative
: My son is out of control. He was kicked out of school. Now they are trying to blame me for it. I...
Cutting Edge Treatment in the Depression Battle
: By mimicking nature's optimum light and air conditions, environmental therapy may offer tremendous...
Double Trouble In Recovery: Peer Support And Self-Help
: If you would like more information about Double Trouble meeting locations or starting a DTR...
Editor At Large: As I See It
: We can't be kept from voting because of mental illness. We can vote for politicians who understand...
Fountain House Is A Great Place
: I've been a Clubhouse Member of Fountain House for nearly 12 years, growing up from a teenage boy...
Frequently Asked Questions About the MTA Reduced Fare
: Call the MTA's Reduced Fare Program and find out when the Reduced Fare MetroBus will be visiting...
: We are Gould farmers .... Not only do we harvest vegetables from summer through fall, we also...
High Cost Of Prescription Drugs For Seniors
: In this month's article I want to talk about the high cost of prescription drugs and the problems...
: She looked up handing me a towel, a comb, a bottle of generic shampoo and a deodorant, indicating...
Hypnosis At Work
: Hypnosis is a natural capacity that everyone has for concentrating attention ... and facilitating...
I Am More Than A Disability: I Am Me
: You have to look inside yourself and believe in who you are to strive forward to succeed and don't...
I Got My Life Back & Learned How To Keep It
: The whole idea seemed like it would only add to the confusion and frustration that I experienced...
Integrated Programs for Consumers
: Historically, the mental health system's response to multiple-need populations has been slow and...
Mental Health Services for Older Adults Lacking
: A 1990 study of elder suicides in Chicago found that 84% of them had seen their primary care...
Mental Illness & Mental Retardation
: The rate of mental illness for persons with mental retardation is estimated to be from 20 to 35...
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