Amanda: Recovery is the Road
Amanda is an individual in recovery who tells her story of overcoming the mental health challenges she experienced while studying for an undergraduate degree. A combination of perseverance, support of her family, and work on her mental health challenges allowed her to obtain her BA degree and gain employment working as a researcher.
Bruce: Back in Control
Bruce tells his story of his career that was disrupted by his mental health condition, hitting a low point, and feeling no hope. Bruce then gains calm and clarity while attending classes at the Center and returns to meaningful and fulfilling work.
Tracy: Overcoming Self-stigma
Tracy shares her story of navigating a difficult employment history because of her mental health challenges and feelings of low self-esteem and self-stigma. After seeking out help at the Center, Tracy gained the support needed to help her overcome self-stigma, gain confidence, and secure employment helping others.
Lee: Hope is Multi-faceted
Lee walks us through her story of hope. Through deep struggles and profound depression, Lee recounts her recovery journey and describes finds a supportive employer who provides accommodations for her mental health condition. This enables her to be secure in, and enjoy, her position as a peer specialist, helping others with mental health conditions like her own.
Keith: Finding a Career Path
After multiple hospitalizations and residential placements while still in school, Keith finds stability and life satisfaction. With the help of a job coach, Keith finds recovery through employment he enjoys and is also realizing his goal of pursuing college to enhance his career opportunities.
Beyond the Shadows of Stigma
The essence of the Photovoice experience through interviews with participants and through highlights of the works they created.
Abriendo Caminos en tu vida: A Culturally Competent Rehabilitation Readiness Guide
The process of rehabilitation readiness, as designed at the Center helps consumers feel more confident.
Judith Chamberlin addresses “What is Recovery?” How the concept developed within the consumer/survivor movement.
Principled Leadership in Public Mental Health
Leaders in public mental health must assume many roles, deal with many constituents and answer to a variety of funding.
Colloquium on Health Promotion for People with Psychiatric Disabilities
Studies have found a high incidence of serious co-morbidities and premature mortality among individuals.
Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders
Substance abuse in persons with severe mental illness is a common problem for many consumers
Decade of the Person
Creating an analogy related to the poem “Mending Walls” written by Robert Frost, Dr. Anthony’s keynote.
Recovery Vision: New paradigm, new questions, new answers
In the last century it was believed that people with severe mental illnesses could not recover.
Helping Populations Progress Through Stages of Change
A scientific revolution is occurring in the field of behavior change. This revolution involves a shift from…