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Editor-At-Large: As I See It
Mental Health Comic Strips
Sex and Relationships
Veterans' Issues: The Long Walk Home
My Family and I
My Misunderstood Illness
: James' sister has become a mother. His niece was born on the 3rd of January and James could not be...
No SSI Penalty Period with Supplemental Needs Trust
: New legislation ... establishes a penalty period for applicants or recipients of SSI who transfer...
Obsessing about Obsessing
: A two millimeter little pill changed my life for the better. ... I knew it was helping like I knew...
Peers Helping Professionals
: Staff and patients have for a long time seen the staff as all knowing and the patients as weak ......
Special Groups Formed at Brooklyn Peer Advocacy Center
: Our groups can provide an escape from your daily routine. They are fun and you can learn, grow, and...
Stigma Versus Discrimination
: If our self-esteem is high enough for us to speak out then we cannot be truly stigmatized by anyone.
Struggling With Mental Illness
The Johns Hopkins Study For Schizophrenia
: A more precise knowledge of the causes of mental illness will allow a treatment to be more closely...
Three National Award Winners In Our Area
: Project Employ partners will be able to learn from each other and share their various winning...
: These poets have "been there and done that," lived in the street, taken it to the edge, and are...
We Interrupt This Program For a Consumer's Voice
Answers From Margaret Ray's Mother
: We all remember Margaret Ray who became fodder for the tabloid media for becoming obsessed with...
Destigmatizing Mental Illness Through The Schools
: What, she wondered, had happened to her brother ... And what should she do about classmates who...
Editor at Large: As I See It Fear of Success
: The elements of my illness, quitting, getting fired, then hospitalized, blended into a pattern I...
Focus On One's Life
Governor Proposes New Reinvestment
: Governor Pataki's recently released Executive Budget ... offered some surprises for the mental...
Governor's Budget Request Raises Questions
: It has become increasingly difficult to maintain services of acceptable quality ... salaries are...
How much can you earn if you're on SSI?
: I'm frequently asked by disability recipients if they can try to work and earn money, and if they...
How To Tell Your Lover You Have Schizophrenia
: You remember when you said the word 'psychotic' to a friend. The friend had looked scared. You...
Hypnosis For Anxiety
: Our body is hardwired to experience anxiety, as part of the fight-flight mechanism that activates...
Improving Medication Adherence
: The study of adherence, or pill-taking behavior in patients, has existed for centuries.
It's Nobody's Fault
: Many families recall how absolutely shattering it was to be unfairly blamed by friends, neighbors,...
: MHANYS believes that the mental health advocacy community has a great friend and leader in Marty...
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