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: We should expect to fail a lot, to hopefully succeed where it counts, and to ultimately make a...
The Disparity of Parity
: You can reach Senator Hillary Rodham-Clinton by calling (202) 224-4451 and Senator Charles E....
The Patient and Family Library in Washington Heights
: library is especially useful for patients who recently had their "first break" of mental illness...
The Perils of Living in an Apartment Program
: How can people be expected to progress and get somewhere in life when their home life is not...
Though Too Late for My Family, Not Too Late for Yours
: Mental illness is the only illness in which a doctor gives a patient a prescription drug and then...
Time to Say Goodbye
: I’ve decided to stop trying to do more than is humanly possible.
Virginia Tech Shooting
: Why is it that when individuals ask for treatment they are told to stand at the back of the line...
When Your Girlfriend Wants You on Meds
Working and Writing Out My Problems
: The courage to try again or to retread the ground where you once failed is worth a modest pat on...
Working While Disabled Can Be Done
: One of the biggest concerns SSI beneficiaries have about going to work is the possibility of losing...
Writing is Great Therapy
: I am hypnotized by the tapping sound of the computer keyboard….There is calm and a peace that...
A Cell of One’s Own
: An estimated 12% of the overall prison population in New York is seriously mentally ill, and those...
A Fairytale Life on a Locked Unit
: I am so happy.
A Victim Speaks Out
: Dr. X…held my hand and using my wedding ring, signaled a sexual suggestion…I tried to complain to...
All Together Now
: It isn’t fun being alone, but sometimes there are worse things. For instance, imagine that you are...
Carlos Taught Us About the Mentally Ill in Jails and Prisons
Childhood Abuse and Mental Illness Part I
Detection, Labels, and Insanity
: “…anything the pseudo-patients did was viewed in the context of their ‘illness.’ When...
How to Manage Depression
: By playing the game in your mind, you will be better prepared to perform for real when the time...
Is Crying Okay?
: I am just accepting my illness. I’ve shared this story in full with only two people in seven years....
Senator Thomas F. Eagleton
Sexual Assault and Mental Health
: I did not prosecute the perpetrators because I did not have health enough for a trial…and did not...
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