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Is This Recovery?

February 26, 2020

By Gabrielle Szynski | Feb. 05, 2020 “One last thing: I congratulate you on your journey of recovery.” Recover: Verb, to return to a normal state of health, mind or strength. A normal state of mind? Had I really gone back to that? Was I…normal again? I stare at the Facebook message, re-reading each word […]

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Ways To Manage And Cope With Stress

February 18, 2020

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, CPRP | Jan. 13, 2020 My dad was dying. I hated my job. I was struggling with school. A classmate groped me in front of other classmates. I was having a nervous breakdown. I wanted an explanation. I wanted something I could address to make me well. I wanted […]

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Preventing And Preparing For a Mental Health Crisis

January 6, 2020

Preventing And Preparing For A Mental Health Crisis By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Dec. 09, 2019 My experience during my crisis made me feel worse than my illness itself. Three armed police officers and two paramedics pounded on my door, entered my small apartment, checked my vitals, strapped me into a […]

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Things to Know About Living Well In 2020

January 3, 2020

Things To Know About Living Well In 2020 By Anna Sharma | Dec. 30, 2019 Mental illness is not just something we cope with or fight against. It is something we must accept as a part of us. When I was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder, my default thinking was that everything in my life […]

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, Even If You Are A Professional

December 27, 2019

By Jessica Smiley | Dec. 11, 2019 I have been through some difficult things in my life. Sometimes those really bad, traumatic experiences can have a life-long impact on our interactions with others and our physical and emotional well-being. Somehow, I managed to get to adulthood, which I attribute mostly to resiliency and a handful […]

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