As I read the National Institute of Mental Health’s (NIMH) recent research, I sighed, “It’s about time.” It’s about time to look at mental illness from a recovery standpoint. It’s about time to recognize that treatment needs to begin with the first symptom episodes. It’s about time . . . Read More ….
Unintentionally the man drew attention to himself. Most people didn’t notice as he came into the Social Security office. They were huddled in their own space waiting for their number to be called. This man, let’s call him Sam, became noticed after he checked in at the computer terminal, and Read More ….
Last month my friend’s daughter, Helene*, graduated from college with her bachelor’s degree in math. At first blush, you might think that Helene is no different than the tens of thousands of other college graduates this month. The difference is Helene has bi-polar disorder. At 35, it has taken her Read More ….