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Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
LGBT Issues: Helping Our Therapists Help Us: Part 1
: …our therapists…should be mind readers who always know what we think, feel, and need...we sometimes...
Me and the Mayor of New York City
: I was still feeling nervous, so I…started taking pictures of people I knew…I then felt better with...
NAMI Walks for the Mind of America
: The walk is an important step in mainstreaming this no-fault disease….
Now That You Have Housing…
: …sometimes maintaining housing can be just as hard as finding it.
Op Ed: Out of the Closet
: The stigma that our society has attached to [mental illness] must be removed, just as it has been...
Police Officers, Consumers, and the Use of Force
: An officer is taught to use deadly force on anyone within a 17-foot radius who has a weapon and is...
Prescription for Disaster: A Medicaid Malady
: Don't they know who…I might be if only my mental health and medications would remain stable…Without...
RIPPD: Fighters for Imprisoned Consumers
: Together we are many and we can stop this inhumane treatment of persons with psychiatric...
Saving Mom from the Nursing Home
: …we were told by officials to just ignore [mom's] pleas for mercy and force her to get used to her...
The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Bleaching
: Oh God, I feel cleansed. I head into the bathroom and take a half-hour shower and use a whole...
The Great Delusion: "I Can't Do It!"
: Life has more to offer us than a deadly habit and a fantasy—of this I am certain!
The Long Walk Home
: [It was] extremely risky behavior [to return to work] so soon after my diagnosis but I was...
What it Takes to be a Peer Specialist
: Peer Specialists must be willing to continue on the job consistently despite doubts and...
A Letter To My Former Therapist
: I want to act with purpose, speak with conviction, and be confident in my decisions. I want to...
Additional Patient Protections Make Preferred Drug Program Palatable
: All in all, while no PDP would have been preferable, it was due to the fact that Voices readers and...
Adult Home Residents Speak Out
: Adult home residents were proud to be part of the legislative process that day.
Bruni in the City: Movies at Bryant Park
: As soon as the spring comes, I'm lifted. The hot nights in the City are perfect for adventuring...
Church Power Tried to Repress my Sexuality
: I am gay and that's it!
Completely Recovered from Schizophrenia
: Am I the one in a thousand that recovers from this illness?
Films that Spark Consciousness
: The first theme focused on 'how we view ourselves as mental health consumers as opposed to how...
Former Workaholic Takes Second Stab at Life
: If, like me, you must live in a world that is complicated and confused by mental illness, it is so...
From the Editor's Desk
: Our mission is to destigmatize mental illnesses by helping people to realize that they are no one's...
Having Sex and Relationships
: Flirting can perhaps best be defined as relaxed, light-hearted communication between two...
Hearing Voices When You Are Not Psychotic
: When I was finished with my tasks, I was simply able to stop the tape. People who hear distressing...
How I Came to New York
: Prince Arthur said "Goodbye" to Papa Elmer and me and so, despite all efforts to detain me, I was...
Huge Picnic for Parity Event
: New York's mental health community spreads the word at Battery Park
It's Time to Fight Back
: Prescription Benefit Manager (PBM) companies force many people to use mail order for many of their...
LGBT Community Can't Afford to Lose Rainbow Heights
: LGBT people suffering from mental illnesses are extremely isolated and vulnerable, because our...
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