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My Brother’s Illness
: My big brother was my hero, my friend and my knight in shining armor; he was wrenched from me by...
One Day I Decided to Fight
: It is not a lost cause. There is hope.
Peer Employees Enjoy a Picnic in the Sun
: It is a tradition at the Baltic Street Mental Health Board, Inc., New York City’s largest employer...
Poetry Book Review: Wednesday’s Child
: If her poems were images to be photographed, the photographer would see differently every time he...
Sean Strub’s Speech on the AIDS Movement
: …to be successful, the fight against the epidemic must include the people who have the disease as...
Sex and Relationships: Partners with Bipolar
: There’s no sense in trying to determine which me is the real me—in the end, I need the medications...
The People of New East City
: My book, entitled The People of New East City: a Fictional Anthology consists of a series of...
The Struggle After My Release from Prison
: I am at times overwhelmed with emotion…when I think of what I went through in prison, what I am now...
The Touch of God or Divine Punishment
: …only by exploring our history and educating those around us can we move into an age of...
The Work That Follows the Commission’s Report
: In the past three years there has been a lot of talk about transforming the system in New York...
Turning Gray Skies Blue
: Make exercise a habit. As we all know, habits are hard to break—bad ones and good ones.
We can all make a difference
: It has been said, ‘Democracy is like sex, it is only good if you participate.’
We Should Allow Our Families to Talk to Our Professionals
: I began to realize that if I wanted to keep my family in my life and I wanted to lessen the...
What happens when I complete the HRA application?
: If you need referrals to agencies that can help you fill out the application or if you need an...
What My Girlfriend and I Did for Each Other
: Barbara had a significant impact on my life and the way I approach it now.
You Can Access Your Mental Health Records
: Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) you have a right to inspect...
A Little History About Me
: I’ve never been happier in my life and it is great to live with someone who cares about me.
An Important New Psychiatric Diagnosis
: The [psychiatric establishment] has totally bought into ‘biological theorizing.’ The result of this...
Believe in Yourself
: …although it took me six full years to get from my major depression to where I am today, it would...
Book Review: Out of It
: Out of It is an anonymous narrative that rambles through seven months in the life of a man...
Breaking Away from Dependence
: There is help to get us away from this lifestyle of dependence.
Bruni in the City: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
: Those of us in recovery deserve to be in relationships and to experience intimacy, even though it...
City Voices, Incorporated
: Our project recently incorporated as City Voices, Inc. in the state of New York. It is possible...
Coming Out of the Closet
: Very nonchalantly, the religious therapist asked if I would submit to being shown pictures of nude...
Consumer Prisoner Writes from the SHU
: I fight to keep myself from being swept away by the conditions of my mental prison and I seek that...
Dark Journey to the Light
: I have hope.
Electroboy in the Present: Interview with author Andy Behrman
: Andy Behrman is the author of Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania, a book that was published a few years...
Getting the Kind of Healthcare You Deserve
: Patients are members of the team, in fact, they are the team captains.
How I Accepted Myself
: I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder twelve years ago. Like many people newly welcomed into the...
How much can you earn if you’re receiving SSD?
: Recipients of SSD are entitled to test their ability to work and earn up to a statutory amount for...
Inspirational Conference at South Beach Psychiatric
: Hiring peer employees…may very well foster positive outcomes and deliverables for any hospital to...
Legislative Year in Review
: Mental health advocates [joined other] advocates…to publicly oppose efforts to house sexual...
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