Those of us with mental illness know full well that there are many challenges required of us. Acquiring and maintaining stable housing is one of the biggest challenges of them all. With a complicated condition, the healing journey can be difficult and even more dangerous without stable housing. […]
“Max, you have to come downstairs…”
“WHAT DO YOU MEAN I’VE BEEN DISCHARGED?” “YOU’VE MISSED TWO SESSIONS. WE TALKED ABOUT ATTENDANCE, AND IN THIS CLINIC, IF YOU MISS TWO CONSECUTIVE SESSIONS, IT WILL RESULT IN YOUR DISCHARGE” “DISCHARGE? I’M GOING END UP IN THE HOSPITAL!” “YOU’RE ALWAYS WELCOME TO REAPPLY FOR TREATMENT WHEN YOU’RE READY […]
With therapy every other week and medication from a psychiatrist monthly, his life has improved
The vehicle can crash on its way to point B and not make it to its destination
Like most thoughts surrounding fear, paranoia, and anxious thinking, they all snowball
I would like to explore my own lived experience with first-onset psychosis
I would later find out that cases like Minerva exist everywhere, and she is no more unique than her biography is to other people with a mental health disorder who share their story.
My overreactions were to behaviors I considered as threatening
he client, the same one I requested be transferred, attempted suicide the night before.
It seems to me that many of these tragic events have originated from outbursts of uncontrolled or misunderstood rage
The book discussion will situate Guttman’s new and ongoing research on ‘lived experience’ with professional social work education and practice.
I find it problematic to count all the regrets I have had throughout my life.
Starting the week of April 4, 2021, I will be posting weekly episodes of a series called “Urban Space and Race”
Her relapse opened my eyes to an entire unspoken stigma
Some students fall into a social “no-fly zone”
I am aware that not all volunteer jobs lead to paid employment
Resolution of inner conflicts has a direct impact on how my life has unfolded
Being a leader means knowing the immediate mental status of their patients
From age 15 to nearly 18, I was a teenage boy with breasts.
Asking yourself: “What issues seem to pop up consistently?”
she is obsessively washing her hands while sleepwalking due to guilt.
Success and failure are different for each of us, but we do strive for the former
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