Yearly Archives: 2015

Brandon Marshall: “The Way People Talk About Mental Health Is Crazy”

I was so moved by this column by NFL All-Pro wide receiver Brandon Marshall, that I wanted to share it with you. He speaks very frankly and eloquently about his own personal struggles, as well as how media reports too often

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Posted in Adversity, Gun Violence, Sports, Stigma

King v. Parity

This blog post appeared last week on the National Council for Behavioral Health website and was written by NCBH President and CEO Linda Rosenberg.  While the Supreme Court ultimately upheld Affordable Care Act subsidies, Linda’s message is still very relevant

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Posted in Affordable Care Act, Parity

Dr. John Nash . . . with gratitude

“Dear Mr. Stoltz, Thank you for your invitation. However, I’m not clear why I would come to your clubhouse when New Jersey has wonderful clubhouse programs here. Sincerely, John Nash” This was Dr. Nash’s handwritten response to our invitation to

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Vets’ Families Define “Courage”

Today is Armed Forces Day, when we honor those who currently serve, or previously served, in the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserve units. The national theme of this years’ recognition events is “Honor those who answered

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Posted in Veterans

Greetings from St. Louis

I am here for the annual summit of the ACMHA, which is now called, “The College of Behavioral Health Leadership.” Attended by researchers, agency CEOs, leaders in the peer support movement, and other behavioral thinkers, the College takes on broad system

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Posted in College of Behavioral Health Leadership, cultural competence, Service Delivery Reform

The Great Freeze of 2015: Will there be more babies this holiday season?

In the evening of November 9, 1965, over 30 million people were left without electricity for up to 13 hours. It covered a huge swath of land – over 80,000 square miles – including much of New York, New Jersey,

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Posted in Adversity, Coping, Stress

Housing Tops Agenda for NYAPRS Legislative Day 2015

Please welcome Julie Erdman, Health Homes Care Manager with the Association for Mental Health and Wellness, as a guest blogger.  Our deepest gratitude to Julie for her leadership assembling a busload of advocates to participate in NYAPRS’ Annual Legislative Day

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