My Experience at Alternatives 2012

I recently returned from Alternatives 2012 in Portland, Oregon. The Alternatives Conference is the oldest conference held by and for mental health consumers. As usual, the conference exemplified that hope for recovery and wellness is as strong as ever. This year’s...

Suicide Rates: Bringing the Numbers to Life

As a program officer at the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, I frequently have the opportunity to research and review various reference materials related to mental health. Recently, I was eyeballing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website and ran...

My Journey of Recovery: Stephany Bryan

As I look back to last month’s excitement and activities around recovery, it gave me the opportunity to reflect back on my own journey of recovery. I remember that there wasn’t a magical cure, there wasn’t a special therapy session and there wasn’t a...