“I need help,” Mcdaggot admitted.
I was completely disordered and unable to care for myself ten years ago….
Peer Specialists should think of volunteer opportunities and find a way to give back.
In the end, it was the sheer size and strength of the stingies that overtook the sheer volume and numbers we had behind us.
When my illness first struck in 2003 and then again in 2008 I was extremely bitter and angry.
Taking inventory begins by developing a greater appreciation of your personal accomplishments
My perception was shifting everyday. At first the shift was gradual, eventually dramatically altered. The community appeared different. People seemed to behave differently and have
There is nothing more profound than healing and recovery from extreme perilous circumstances and returning to a more normal life.
My last pet in Binghamton was a ferret named Clausewitz. While I often don’t speak of Clausewitz openly anymore, I feel it is time to
Far too many stories and firsthand accounts of recovery are terminal and end with a cure or picturesque life for the consumer of services or
The time is upon us! I need to address the ongoing rumors circulating around my writing. Ever since I have announced a second novella, Small
I have been accused of several crimes, socially unacceptable behaviors, and a litany of outrageous transgressions during my mental illness.
Research must be wholly beneficial to the public, it must be free and rife for regard for society. As a prosumer and mental health interventionist
Hope is never truly lost until you stop believing in recovery
When you carry a mental health diagnosis, you are in almost constant fear of relapsing. Whether you have a chronic long standing condition, or are
One of my biggest struggles as a social worker in the human services is challenging learned helplessness. Learned helplessness is a phenomena in which clients,
There is no question that family participation in a person’s mental health treatment is beneficial and critical to manage the long-standing problems that surface during
I was asked to write down three things I cannot live without on a piece of scrap paper for a seminar on interpretation.
In April of that Spring, I was not only receiving assistance through the disabilities office on campus, I was also speaking at their ceremony and reception for graduating students.
to determine if J PETERS is safe to continue as a student, the final statement following the list of concerns and written by the Dean of Harper College