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Editor-At-Large: As I See It
Mental Health Comic Strips
Sex and Relationships
Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
People Say I'm Crazy: the Interview
: Ten years ago, after his first psychotic break, artist John Cadigan started filming himself because...
Persevering with a One-of-a-Kind Child: Part One
: We just don't have the adequate staff to meet Kurt's special needs.
Personal Spiritual Beliefs Help Me Recover
: Every day I seek to forgive myself if I feel guilty or ashamed for having gotten sick.
Picnic for Parity 2004
: If a person with diabetes has health insurance, the expenses of living with the disease are...
PROS Challenges Consumers to Master New Rules
: Until now, all consumers were served for free. In the future [with PROS], clients without Medicaid...
Recovery Involves Having Goals
: If the seeds of illness are there when we're born, recovery is our birthright.
Seeing Miss New York State Talk about Depression
: Miss New York, Jessica Lynch, inspired a high school student with her tale of recovery, and she...
Sisters Who Have Come Out of the Shadow
: Sisters Susan Smiley and Tina Kotulski were interviewed individually and on separate occasions, but...
The Barrier to Success We Keep Quiet
: Why are the successful mentally ill invisible except for a few superstars?
The New York Times and Insanity
: Stigma with regards to mental illness and crime seems to be as much a part of our society today as...
The Trial of Being Who You Are
: When the media reinforces a stereotype of women with mental illnesses, how can we know that the...
There's a Job Out There For You
: …I'm living proof that there's a job waiting for you, if you keep an open mind, be patient, and are...
We Must Learn From the Gay and Latino Communities
: To say 'I am mentally ill' is oftentimes a curse that stigmatizes and demeans you to the level of a...
Weight Gain, Diet, and Psychotropic Meds
: As I increased my vegetables and fruits, I noticed their antipsychotic effects—they calmed,...
You're a Lunatic, Freak, Psycho, Crack-up and Mental Case!
: But when the symptoms were out of control—the racing thoughts, the hallucinations and the sleepless...
: Clubhouses are supporting thousands of people with mental illness as they play important roles in...
Children and Mental Illness is Theme of 2004 Ken Book Awards
: With all the glad-handing and back-slapping, the 2004 Ken Book Awards had the feeling of a class...
Creativity and Mental Illness
: …the more a profession relies on emotional elements and subjective forms of creative expression,...
Driving on Parkways
: To me, it was amazing that one day—after so much 'lip service'—I came to the realization that my...
Finding Your Own Way: A Column by Christian Huygen, Ph.D., Director, Rainbow Heights Club
: So how do you decide if you are gay?...Listen to your secret thoughts and your desires and your...
From Bedlam to Community Care
: It helps as we do this work to be constantly aware that we serve a population of chronically...
Great Services Right in Front of Your Nose
: For over 20 years, The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill's New York City Metro Chapter has...
Legislators, the Media and the Public Experience Schizophrenia
: One participant remarked after using the machine, 'that was really frightening.' It surely is. That...
Letters to the Editors
Long-term Stayers/Chronically Homeless Priority
: …a person who is designated as a long-term stayer receives priority for housing interviews,...
Looking for Self-Help?
: The Self-Help Source is a peer-run, state-wide clearinghouse of self-help information on mental...
Man Finds Solace in Music and Religion
: An interview with Philip H. Dolinsky where Mr. Dolinsky talks about his history and shares some...
Married and Pregnant
: I feel one hundred percent ready to be a mom and wife.
Mental Illness Deserves Understanding
: I have been blessed with a remission of my illness.
MHEP Conference Offers Attendees Big-time Choices
: In New York City, we are fortunate that every year MHEP takes its show on the road. This year's...
National Forum for Change
: Every year, the National Mental Health Association (NMHA) has its conference in Washington, DC, a...
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