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Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
Lusting for Female Warriors
: My enemy is coming. Her name is obsession and there I stand cornered. I feel tightness in my chest....
NAMI Walks for the Mind of America in New York State
: For information about how you can get involved and become part of this historic New York event,...
Never is a Long Time
: Without warning [Dr. Never] announces that we should all consume no alcohol for a minimum of two...
Poetry Review: A Man of Verse for Better or Worse
: One of the characteristics of a 'true poet' is the ability to reveal himself through his poetry.
Poets Bust Stigma
: [From] Rae Unzicker's prose poem, 'To Be a Mental Patient'…To be a mental patient is not to die,...
Recovery is a Funny Thing
: For some people recovery means being able to stay at home and watch television all day whereas for...
Scotland Focuses on Mental Health
: I see a national Mental Health Division that is prepared to listen to and heed the voices of the...
Supportive Housing: Common Questions
: I am thinking about applying for supportive housing - what are the differences between Community...
The 99-Cent Gift of Hope
: …I was fighting the depression with everything I had, and [my wife]…thought of me as a success,...
The Fight for Rights in Albany
: We learned the importance of advocacy. We spoke up for ourselves and we were heard…we know that our...
The Golden Not the Celibate Years
: An intimate relationship has shown to have a positive effect on an elderly person's health on every...
There's No Shame to Methadone Treatment
: So long as you're on methadone you're equated to be the same as a junkie. That's an extra baggage...
Under the Bridge
: After the play, Kathy Lee [Gifford] walked over to me, 'You look like you've had a rough life. Let...
We Won't Give Up
: Being discouraged from being independent, you begin to rely on other people…But I refuse to give up.
Why I'm Angry at Uncle Sam Today
: Don't you want to be remembered by those who care about the mentally ill as a benevolent and wise...
Acupuncture to Reduce the Cravings
: By needling these specific points, the acupuncturist can affect the state of qi in the body, and...
Albany Monster Seeks to Restrict Access to Medications
: As the calls to reduce the cost of Medicaid have become louder and louder, the costs associated...
As I See It: Journaling as a Recovery Tool
: At times, thoughts couldn't be verbalized so I took pen to paper to further the therapy process...
Bruni in the City: Presenting Well
: …if I toss on perfectly cut wool trousers and a turtleneck, I feel like I'm in power.
Clarity from Chaos
: [Mental illness] leaves a person extremely vulnerable…and creativity brought joy back into my life,...
Daily Inspiration: One Small Step Backwards For Humankind
: By taking the one small step backwards you will make a gigantic leap towards the most incredible...
Doing It: Interviews are Your Chance to Shine
: It is illegal on an interview for the employer to ask if you have a mental illness…It is also...
Fighting the Deportation of Mental Health Consumers
: Lucky for those immigrants who have disabilities there are people who will fight for their rights-...
Finding Your Own Way: Coming Out to Your Care Providers
: When we don't come out to [our care providers], we cheat ourselves out of the support we could be...
Friendship Network: Companionship for Mental Health Consumers
: Some useful tips and tricks for making friends.
Funding Cuts Cut Right to the Bone
: The New York State Office of Mental Health lost $7.7 million and has been forced to cut its...
Hot Topics: Love and Intimacy
: The City Voices relationship column. Still keeping it spicy!
I Don't Need Permission to be a Man
: I walked into a Nicotine Anonymous meeting that probably saved my life.
I'm Happy to Help the Voter Project
: Speaking for the Mental Health Voter Empowerment Project (MHVEP) has been a rewarding experience.
Letters/Emails to Voices' Editors
: If you have information that might benefit Morry's family, please email to email@example.com
Love Turned My Life Around
: I advertised in a local newspaper looking for a girl with compatible Zodiac signs, she called and...
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