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Op-ed: And S/He Was Said To Have A Long History of Mental Illness
: To remain silent, means society can pretend we do not exist.
Op-ed: Clubhouses for Ongoing Support
: At my clubhouse, members engage in activities such as sports, picnics, outings, birthday parties...
Op-ed: Do Neuroleptics Hinder Recovery?
: What do I think about the National Empowerment Center's message that the psychiatric establishment...
Our Special Café
: We have this café-the food is great, the place has the look and feel of a diner, and it is fully...
People with Borderline Personality Disorder, Suffering in the Shadows
: Within the New York City mental health community, a group of people remain in the shadows,...
Picnic for Parity Coming Soon
: What is parity? It is equality. It means mental illness is treated like physical illness for the...
Putting Borderline Personality Disorder on the Map
: Estimated frequency of BPD in the general population is two to three percent, greater than the...
Queens Mental Health Council's Legislative Breakfast
: The Queens Mental Health Council is a group of consumers, service providers, family members,...
Readers' Voices/Leters and E-mails to Voice Editors
Supportive Housing Options in NYC, Part 2
: For more information or for assistance with applying to mental health housing, call the Residential...
The Friend-Making Organization
: The Friendship Network, sponsored by NAMI Queens/Nassau, is a service whose sole focus is to help...
Tribute to NYC Voices' Director of Circulation Jacob Frey
: Jack was definitely a special human being; a special father; a special friend.
Understanding and Healing My Pain
: There are times in my life when I go to a dark place. I find it hard to run or hide from this...
What I Learned About PTSD
: The World Trade Center disaster would certainly qualify as a terrifying ordeal… Bodies flying,...
: Hindsight can be a wonderful teacher. We often do not know the purpose of the journey we undertake...
Working for the Common Good Helped Winston Churchill Battle Depression
: How could a man with a disease that makes getting out of bed nearly impossible stand up to the...
2003 Bush Budget Cuts Hurt Consumer Programs
: ...the Bush administration is ignoring a growing body of evidence indicating the value of...
A Beautiful Mind: The Way I Understood It
: I will give you a chance to learn to manage your symptoms without having you incarcerated in a...
A Grandmother's Journey Through the Mental Health System
: I want everyone to treat people with disabilities with respect.
A Lesson From Jacob
: ...I will remember Jacob as one of the most caring and courageous fathers I've ever known; someone...
A Meditation on Geodon
: I was trained as a researcher and writer. To be unable to read anything at all for six of the past...
A Revealing Look at Adult Homes
: …adult homes are often places of misery and neglect, just like the psychiatric institutions before...
Albany Advocate: Share Your "Beautiful Mind"
: In the world of advocacy, nothing makes a better case for an issue than the stories of the people...
Andrea Yates Verdict: The System is a Failure
: There are no easy answers. But we must begin to seek them, as a just and humane society cannot...
Art of Healing Conference
: People have told me that our conference has been a life-changing experience for them.
Better Treatment for the MICA (Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted) Patient
: Fortunately, there are now proven techniques that we can utilize to boost and maintain motivation.
Consumer Profile: Mervyn Matthews
: He holds two jobs, he's active in the community, being part of NAMI; going to therapy twice a week...
Coping With Obsessive Thoughts
: I have OCD and I have found that what helps me to deal with the illness is to recognize the...
Depression Despite Success and my Mother's Love
: hate it when depression rains on my happy day. I want to be satisfied with the fact I've done a...
Film Review: The Politics of Memory
: Elie Wiesel is a Holocaust survivor… and writes to preserve, to honor and protect the memory of...
Hey Media, It's Our Turn
: The media has come a long way in showing minorities, women, mentally retarded individuals and gay...
LifeNet to the Rescue
: One man, a construction worker, called because he could not deal with all of the death and...
Making It Through College With A Mental Illness
: If you can get through college with a mental illness, it means that the mental illness doesn't own...
Mental Health Screening Day Extended to Year-Long Effort
: The tragedy of September 11, the resulting war and the ongoing fear of future terrorist attacks has...
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