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Launch of Online Dating Site for Adults with Mental Illness
: Membership at NoLongerLonely.com is completely free of charge [and a chance to meet other consumers...
Letter to New York City Voices' Editors
: Editor's Note: New York City Voices reserves the right to print whichever letters it deems...
Listen to My Story
: I would have never made it without the support from my co-workers and my peers. Sometimes we all...
My Experiences Led Me to Be What I Am
: When I am asked how I would encourage others in their recovery, I say: 'You have to learn to help...
New York Community Trust Awards Voices First Foundation Grant
: Voices is grateful to the New York Community Trust, the Clara A. Gierisch Fund, and NYCT's...
NYAPRS' Sixth Annual Legislative Day
: Ortiz gave voice to the suffering experienced by hundreds of consumers trapped in solitary...
Out of the Shadow
: …the movie can also remind us that as human beings, if we band together we can also succeed to...
Patient/Family Library and Learning Center
: New York State Psychiatric Institute's Patient and Family Library has hundreds of books pertaining...
Preface to Latino Mental Health Section
: There are many subgroups of Latino. In New York City alone, we have representation from Mexico,...
PROS: An Update
: OMH states the Medicaid rates for PROS will be sufficient to cover the costs for providing services...
Scrutinizing New York's Periodicals for Stigma
: When [popular periodicals] write about a 'psycho,' they're writing about me," one advocate said.
Some Reflections on Latino Mental Health
: …mental health providers have to show sincere understanding and respect for [Latino] culture and...
Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic
: They are asking visitors to not only imagine these dozen lives but also the 50,000 'patients' who...
The Power of Journaling
: It is not surprising that throughout history artists, scientists, philosophers, and explorers have...
: Susan Osterman, a NYC-based poet, has published three books of poetry: Silence and Slow Time, Strip...
About Support Groups and How They Work
: So in many ways, groups help us learn how to connect with each other even if we just sit quietly...
Adult Home Residents Speak Out
: …when asked what he would say to a young person first entering the mental health system [an adult...
As I See it: There's Gotta Be a Better Way
: While I counted my thirty-some days in prison, I consider myself lucky compared to today's...
Being Latina with Mental Illness
: [Families] might believe that [mental illness] may be a bad spirit in the house, a fault in the way...
Book Review: The Hillside Diary and Other Writings
: I identify Robert's literary lineage as the 'silver-lining' school of writing. No matter how bad...
Bringing the Message of Recovery to Our Schools
: This program should be introduced and implemented by every elementary and secondary school in the...
Court Decisions Reflect Greater Understanding of Depression
: These three cases demonstrate a willingness by the courts to consider depression as a matter of...
Demanding Human Rights for the Mentally Ill
: The majority of people remain in [the Granjas] for a year or more, often for a lifetime...Little or...
Eliminate Spend-Down Problem with Medicaid
: All individuals who are disabled as defined under the Social Security law are eligible to join the...
Excerpts from Testimony on Final Report of The President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
: President Bush asked the Commission to give the mental health system a physical and they did. The...
Existence for Adult Home Residents
: Most importantly, resident leaders mobilize other adult home residents who do not recognize that...
I Survived the Box
: It's so hard to explain the pain that mentally ill inmates go through in the Box.
If Only They Listened
: A little extra attention to detail can save people a lot of pain and suffering.
In Memoriam: Ben Allen
: I met Ben Allen when we started together as students at the Howie T. Harp Peer Specialist Center in...
Integrative Medicine is the Wave of the Future
: …educate consumers and providers, and challenge government officials to incorporate evidence-based...
Interview with Electroboy Author Andy Behrman
: Andy's book is a turbulent spin through the life of a twenty-eight-year-old manic-depressive art...
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