Worst of all, the media shows people with mental illness as incompetent, dangerous, and undeserving, which deters everyone from understanding each other. Enough is enough!
There is an unspoken, covert, and arbitrary standard for working in the mental health community.
Share, feel free to disclose all aspects of your lived experience and mental health history.
Simply stated, dating with a diagnosis is much more complicated, problematic, and riddled with more expectations and appropriate use of self-disclosure than healthy courting.
This article explores symptoms that complicate interpersonal relationships and interfere with pro-social interactions
Objectification has been mobilized to create and propagate lies and other “isms”
Thinking about progress is critical for both consumers and practitioners
At the root of it, these case examples, while vivid, and telling of the extreme dysfunction in the system, are extremely black and white, with little grey area for clinical interpretation in terms of direction in the provision of patient care and treatment.
I am a consumer of mental health services. I am also a licensed social worker. I am a professional. I’ve done supervisory, engagement services, and
who are these webinars and conferences for anyway?
So, I was just reading an article by Neesa Suncheuri called: How My Schizoaffective Disorder Helps Me Help Others In this article, the author likens
I am suggesting the peer is the allegory of the American South’s mulatto in a world where animalism has supplanted reason for hate.
“You’re not easy to serve,” the director of care management said
Known as University on Watch day, February 28th, honors the legacy of J. Peters in academe. In 2008, J. Peters put New London University “on
On episode 7 of Behind the Mind, Max Guttman joins the show to share his experiences with schizophrenia and details the adversity he overcame to live a happy, healthy and productive life. He also shines light on the common misconceptions about schizophrenia and the manner in which the disorder can be treated. This was one of the most inspirational stories I have ever heard, and I can’t thank Max enough for his bravery and willingness to help me reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness.
The Psychological Occupation of France In 1940 France fell to overwhelming German military superiority. The fall of France however and the unfolding French surrender are
Preface The Revisionist describes events I experienced beginning in 2008, the year that I graduated from college at New England University. However, the actual writing
This article was originally published in NAMI’s the Advocate Spring 2019
I have traveled all over the world. Before, after, and during my most psychotic episodes, I have been privileged in the realm of touring, traveling
I am field instructor for graduate and undergraduate student in social work going for their bachelors and masters degrees. I am also a professor of