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Editor-At-Large: As I See It
Mental Health Comic Strips
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Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
Interview with Assemblyman James Brennan
: Once a mental health advocate, always a mental health advocate
Letters/Emails to Voices' Editors
: Therapy can be very painful, but you must get toward the deep water and diving board to feel...
Life Succeeds Death at Boerum Hill Halfway House
: Peer pressure played a big role in why we drank and drugged. Peer support plays a bigger role in...
Looking at Depression Supplements A Column by Susan Batkin
: …supplements are not required to conduct research studies in humans to prove that they are safe or...
Nationwide Disability Movement: We Can't Fight Alone
: One shining example [of different communities fighting for one goal] is the passage of the...
NYAPRS Advocates Strong in 2004
: Beginning decades ago, the consumer advocacy movement continues to successfully influence law,...
NYU Child Study Center is Changing the Face of Children's Mental Health
: Dr. Koplewicz is trying to answer the questions that we—parents with mentally ill children—have....
Persevering with a Special Needs Child: Part Two
: I picked up a chair and threw it past Kurt, close enough for the others in the room to think he was...
Suicide Survivors Channel Emotions Through Art
: The following is taken from an interview with Kim Strouse, Director of Rita Project ("Rita" is...
The Lowdown on Recreation Therapy
: In a state of learned helplessness, we tend to give up, and feel that we have no control over...
The Vote is the Sword We Use to Slay Dragons
: Now, we are no longer powerless. To vote is to have power.
A Brief History of Voices
: New York City Voices has been working toward improving the quality of life of individuals with...
A Cause to Kill For
: You have to believe in your potential. You can't let fear stop you from fulfilling your dreams.
A Consumer Agency and PROS, Baltic Street Column
: For us, the challenge is to maintain our perspective and mission, based in the value of...
Albany Legislative Year in Review
: Just one week after saying he had 'profound concerns' with the budget passed by the Assembly and...
Alone in My Room
: And my art is my ob-gyn.
As I See It: Twenty-One Years Wasted
: [I am saddened that in my life] I went with the flow of a rudderless ship. I was not a captain at...
Councilwoman Margarita Lopez on the Issues
: The State is planning to put a piece of legislation that is going to destroy the psychosocial...
Creative Arts Therapists Help Heal 9/11 Trauma Victims
: For the sake of those still seeking their way from danger to safety, we need to remember how to...
Don't Be a Girly-Man!
: Moderate, consistent exercise is better than random bursts of intense activity.
Finding Your Own Way
: A good relationship (sexual or otherwise) can be a big asset to your mental, emotional and physical...
Goodbye to Activist Heather Barr
: …[RIPPD members are] real people who everyone feels are really messed up…[but they] become real...
In Memoriam: Tom Butch
: I will miss Tom, but it helps to know that he spent his time on Earth serving the needs of the...
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