When Someone Throws You a Lifeline

By Holly Doggett | Nov. 14, 2018

"I remember logging onto my first NAMI Homefront online class and being completely overcome by emotions. I realized that not only was I not alone, I wasn’t being judged."

Getting Older Veterans Proper Care

By Colleen O’Day | Nov. 09, 2018

Many older veterans are experiencing symptoms of PTSD. We need to encourage those who are struggling to seek treatment even if it's been multiple decades since their traumatic event. 

The Stages of My Mental Illness

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Nov. 07, 2018

For Katherine, mental illness has been a process. Recognizing these stages has helped her identify what kind of support she needed at each stage of her mental health journey.

Overcoming Barriers to Recovery

By Delton Russell | Oct. 31, 2018

"When we band together as a set of people with lived experiences and allies within the community, we can change public opinion on substance use disorders and recovery. Together, we can move from shame to celebration and become a powerful, positive force for lasting recovery."

Moving Beyond the Shame Fog

By Rev. Ed Kelly, Jr. | Oct. 29, 2018

Self-stigma can lead to feeling ashamed of living with mental illness. Rev. Ed refers to this shame as a fog that can slow down our journey towards recovery. Here's how he overcame his shame fog.

The Power to Create Change Comes from Within

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Oct. 24, 2018

Stories of living fully with mental illness can help reshape society’s bias and inspire others living with mental illness. Rather than stigmatizing ourselves and others, we can power a cycle of hope and recovery through our stories.

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