Mental Health & Rehabilitation eCast
October, 2003

MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK
OCT 5-11, 2003

In an effort to make Center materials accessible to varied
audiences, during Mental Illness Awareness Week orders for any Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation books, videos, training curricula and tools placed from October 5th to October 11th will receive free shipping! To view the publications catalog, access the following link:
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/catalog/

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NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP FOR RECOVERY WEBCAST

As part of National Mental Illness Awareness Week on October 5-11, 2003, the Center for Reintegration, The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), and The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) invite you to participate in a live webcast “The Physician/Consumer Partnership: Paving the Road to Recovery.” The webcast will focus on how health care professionals of all fields can actively foster recovery and reintegration for persons with serious mental illnesses. To participate in the webcast, log on to <http://www.reintegration.com> on October 8, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT). For more information, access the following link:
http://www.reintegration.com/resources/support/webcast.asp

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MENTORING PROGRAM NEWSLETTER

The latest issue of the Recovery & Rehabilitation Newsletter
highlights the Jump Start initiative, a mentoring program for
young adults with psychiatric disabilities. Funded by the
Rehabilitation Services Administration, Jump Start is
addressing the recovery and vocational needs of the
participating youth as they transition from school to higher
education or to employment. The newsletter includes a
description of the Jump Start program, reflections from
participants, as well as mentoring and transition resources.
To view this newsletter go to:
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/rr/jumpstart/
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NEW BOOK AUTHORED BY ROBERT GARY NEUGEBOREN

Robert Neugeboren’s story was first told in “Imaging Robert” an award-winning book written by this brother Jay. In this new volume “The Hillside Diary and Other Writings”, Robert shares his diary and selected letters and poems over a period of many hospitalizations. Robert’s story gives a vivid, personal perspective of psychiatric treatment along with his family’s
struggle to overcome the frustrations of living with mental illness. The publication date is January 2004 with advance orders currently being handled. To find out more information on this book, access the following link:
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/catalog/books/titles/hillside.html

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