Submit a Print Ad
Submit a Web Ad
Submit a Classified Ad
Take a Survey
How to Contribute Writing
About City Voices
What is City Voices?
Who Was Ken Steele?
Search by Author
Search by Edition
View Discontinued Columns
Prev Edition «
» Next Edition
Ask the Attorney
Ask the Doctor
Ask the Housing Experts
Ask the Peer Specialists
Ask the Pharmacist
Ask the Therapist
Editor-At-Large: As I See It
Mental Health Comic Strips
Sex and Relationships
Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
Mental Health Book Awards Breakfast
: Steve Goldfinger, when presenting a special award to Claire Berman and posthumously to Ken Steele...
Mental Health Issues In Prison Special Housing Units
: Prisoners call it 'The Box.' Corrections officials call the disciplinary cells 'Special Housing...
National Coalition Conference
: Patrick Kennedy delivered an impassioned speech about how mental illness is as serious as physical...
NMHA Identifies State-of-the-Art Program For Supported Education
: I felt I could accomplish something within my community if I just work hard enough. And they gave...
NMHA's Annual Conference
: After the final award, Stuart Perry got everyone to give a moment of silence for the late Ken...
One Wave At A Time
: In and out. Staying with my focus on my breath allows my mind a release from focusing on the...
: Jackson Pollock could not control his moods or his depression. Painting was his true expression and...
State Psychiatric Hospitals for Children and Adolescents
The Miracle Of Self-Help Comes To Manhattan
: The main difference between our groups and most of those currently running is that each of our...
: These poems are relevant to a subject that has recently reared its ugly head in recent issues of...
What is the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act?
: What is the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act?"
When Talk Is Not Cheap
: One can't just pop a pill and disregard the healing power of shared feelings and positive thoughts...
Why Choose a Career in Mental Health?
: Many students are motivated toward a career by experiences they have encountered in their own lives.
16th Annual Schizophrenia Conference
: The conference was designed for mental health professionals ... and for families and consumers...
A Family's Dirty Little Secret
: We will not admit to ourselves that we may be clinically depressed or in manic states and that is...
A Great Picnic Awaiting A Parity Law
: It was an event to challenge the stigmatized face of mental illness by showing ourselves to our...
Adult Homes Neglect The Mentally Ill
: How could the sub-human conditions go on for years? Where was the government oversight and...
Antipsychotic Medication: A User's Guide - Part II
: Many of the newer drugs are more effective against certain symptoms of psychosis than the older...
Being A Consumer And Gay
: The mental health community is one of the most beautiful communities ... I feel proud to be...
Child Relocation Controversy
Clubhouse Conference Stresses Member Independence
: Ferrer praised clubhouses for keeping the Community Mental Health Act alive, by encouraging members...
Domestic Violence & Disabled Women
: Women with disabilities stay in dangerous conditions significantly longer than their able-bodied...
Dreading Mom's Legacy
: I was too young to understand what was going on ... I only knew that somehow my mother was gone and...
Filmmaker Fights Stigma
: She not only makes films and videos intended to fight stigma but also enlists consumers into her...
: Pfizer labs recently introduced a new medication to treat symptoms of schizophrenia, called Geodon.
I am a 23 year-old mental health consumer diagnosed with schizophrenia. I am interested in women, but homosexual men seem attracted to me. Sometimes I wonder about my sexual identity. Is this wondering part of my illness?
: Sometimes I wonder about my sexual identity. Is this wondering part of my illness?
Leave The Kids Where They Are
The content on this website represents the diversity of viewpoints on the subjects of mental health and mental illness and
does not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of City Voices or its staff and volunteers.
Copyright © 1997-2007 New York City Voices: A Peer Journal for Mental Health Advocacy
Site Design by Diana Jackson/Web3D