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KURT DOUGLAS SASS
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Editor-At-Large: As I See It
Mental Health Comic Strips
Sex and Relationships
Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
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...
The 99-Cent Gift of Hope
: …I was fighting the depression with everything I had, and [my wife]…thought of me as a success,...
Hearing Voices When You Are Not Psychotic
: When I was finished with my tasks, I was simply able to stop the tape. People who hear distressing...
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You
: It is about time I started thanking people publicly for their help in my recovery.
Gracias, gracias, gracias
: Ya es hora de que empiece a agradecer a las personas públicamente por su ayuda en el proceso de mi...
Believe in Yourself
: …although it took me six full years to get from my major depression to where I am today, it would...
Stories from the SHU
: …as much as you might know about the SHU, hearing the words from those directly involved and...
The Disclosure Debate
: Once I was dating a girl named Valerie. I decided to tell her on our fourth date about my...
Too Tough Without the Basics
: [Here] are [some of the]…reasons why people [became] homeless… there was no affordable housing...
Senator Thomas F. Eagleton
Program Links Animal Pets to Clients
: Pet Access was created because of Community Access’ belief in the healing potential a relationship...
Mental Illness & Mental Retardation
: The rate of mental illness for persons with mental retardation is estimated to be from 20 to 35...
When BYHSMTLF Is Not Enough*
: What I try to do, believe it or not, is to keep a positive perspective about my suicidal thoughts.
Why Would Anyone Want to Cut Themselves?
: The problem is, this physical pain fades in only 10-15 seconds and the emotional pain returns.
A Lesson From Jacob
: ...I will remember Jacob as one of the most caring and courageous fathers I've ever known; someone...
Hey Media, It's Our Turn
: The media has come a long way in showing minorities, women, mentally retarded individuals and gay...
Is Treatment for the Mentally Ill better than 20 years Ago?
: I must say that although our methods of treating mental illness still need improvement, we've come...
"Peer To Peer" Training Comes to New York
: If people are interested in Peer to Peer, they should call the Helpline at 212-684-3264, and sign...
Op-ed: Are Medications Allies or Enemies?
: …medications are definitely an ally, but are most effective when you have an ally in your...
Notes on Recovery
: Recovery is possible if you work at preventing relapses.
More than Coffee
: To my pleasant surprise, however, the employee put her hand on his shoulder, asked him if there was...
Mental Illness is Chemical, Therapy Won't Help!
: Fortunately for me, however, my wife convinced me to give at least one more therapist a try…[Now my...
The Highs of Public Speaking
: I speak to help others in their battle with mental illness, but I also speak to help me in my...
If Only They Listened
: A little extra attention to detail can save people a lot of pain and suffering.
Great Services Right in Front of Your Nose
: For over 20 years, The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill's New York City Metro Chapter has...
Persevering with a One-of-a-Kind Child: Part One
: We just don't have the adequate staff to meet Kurt's special needs.
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