Personal Stories and Opinion

NBC’s This is Us: Randall’s Not Okay

When I first started watching This Is Us, I immediately fell in love with the relatable and compelling storyline: the ...
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To Cover or Not to Cover Self-Harm Scars?

Every morning when I get dressed (especially in the summer), I have a battle in my head, pondering this dilemma: ...
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Editorial: Are Those with Mental Illness Prone to Violence?

It deeply hurts. Time and time after time again, politicians, newscasters and everyday people associate violence with mental illness. This ...
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Our Community Leaders Must Speak Up Before It’s Too Late

I started working in an acute psychiatric unit fifteen years ago as an occupational therapist (OT), during which time the ...
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The Unspoken Struggle: Relapse

“Relapse” has a lot of different meanings for everyone. To me, relapse is what happened in May of 2019. I ...
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Editorial: Catalysts for Change – Who I’m Grateful To This Thanksgiving

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, Chester Bennington, and Robin Williams. Sharon Markovitz, Batsheva Stadlan, Chazz Petrella and recently Channing Smith. All ...
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