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Editor-At-Large: As I See It
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Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
One Man's Thank You
: But there are plenty of good ...[social service agencies] out there and we need to give tremendous...
Op-ed: Home is Where the Healing Begins
: …more and more I begin to believe that patients should be placed in a familiar, supportive and...
Op-ed: Fighting in the Psychiatric Ward
: Nobody taught them that pacifism is a noble cause, a philosophy that improves society, and that...
Pet Facilitated Therapy
: [My cats] endeared themselves to the patients sitting in my waiting room. And from that moment on...
Police Training Eases Stigma Against Mentally Ill
: The police training will continue... Emilio said, "It's important that people tell their stories....
Public Relations Campaign Fails to Fight Stigma
: It was impossible to trace who began the stories that clients would be… wandering the streets.
Readers' Voices/Letters and E-mails to Voice Editors
: I really enjoyed the latest NYC Voices newspaper. Although we all receive criticism for things we...
: When there is no longer a physical barrier preventing us from being rehabilitated we sometimes…...
The Red Ball…Or, Why I Started Therapy
: A week after Danny died I started therapy with a new psychiatrist and finally agreed to begin...
The Struggle With Drug Dependency and Redemption Through Professional Assistance
: The consequences of drug dependency can be so severe that, once stopping, behavioral disorders may...
The Zappalorti Society Rap Group
: A gay, bi, and transgender friendly support group for people with mental illness.
This Year's "Ken Book Awards" Winners
: This year's fourth annual "Ken Book Award" breakfast was held, again thanks to Patricia Cliff, NAMI...
This Year's Picnic for Parity
: We can't stop the rain, but we can change people's attitudes toward those of us who are suffering...
Voting Equals the Power to be Heard
: It's the year 2002, an Election Year, and WE have the right to Vote!
What is WRAP?
: WRAP stands for Wellness Recovery Action Plan and it was developed by Mary Ellen Copeland. It's...
"Peer To Peer" Training Comes to New York
: If people are interested in Peer to Peer, they should call the Helpline at 212-684-3264, and sign...
An Odyssey into Hell
: At Riker's Island I was placed on "suicide watch" because I suffer from severe mental emotional...
Campaign for a New York/New York III Agreement Launched
: On May 1, 2002, this coalition of homeless and housing agencies kicked off the campaign for a New...
Editor-at-large As I See It: "It Still Hurts"
: Is incest a psychological problem? No. Is the resulting trauma a cause for psychological problems?...
Gambling Addiction Treatment Comes to Queens
: Hopefully, mental health and substance abuse facilities will become increasingly aware of the...
How Spirituality Helped me Accept Myself
: By reading and absorbing spiritual ideas such as those of Buddhism and Judeo-Christianity, and by...
I am going to a therapist for the first time. Are there any questions I should ask? What should I look for in a therapist?
: I am going to a therapist for the first time. Are there any questions I should ask? What should I...
Is Treatment for the Mentally Ill better than 20 years Ago?
: I must say that although our methods of treating mental illness still need improvement, we've come...
Manic-Depression Goes to College
: Months after stabilization with lithium carbonate, I began to pack my bags and head off to college-...
Mental Health Had a Good Year in Albany
: Mental health groups are being recognized as one of the few big winners this year in Albany: we...
Movie Review: The White Sound
: Denial on the part of the ill person and his or her family is no different in Germany than it is in...
My Anxiety and Me
: [My mother] nonchalantly said that every woman on her side of the family had anxiety attacks… if I...
My Boyfriend is Making Me Ill
: I'm experiencing the hurt and pain from my choice to remain in a relationship that is devastating...
My Experience in a Research Study
: … empowering yourself with your own mind, rather than looking to outside help, is one of the...
NAMI's Annual Convention
: This year the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill held their 2002 convention in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Now that it's summer, I am concerned that some medications I take may make me more sensitive to the sun. Is this true?
: When you fill a prescription, ask your doctor or pharmacist if the medication can cause a...
One Man's Fight to Free His Brother
: How far would a brother go for his institutionalized brother? The book Imagining Robert shows one...
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