Your Story: A Powerful Advocacy Tool

May 17, 2017

Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate picture more »

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Budget Decisions Loom: April Legislative Update

April 27, 2017

By Chris Bouneff, executive director | April 24, 2017 We’re about halfway through the 2017 legislative session. And after the first major deadline for legislation came and went last week, we now have a good idea of what bills are still moving forward and what was cast aside this session. What follows is a rundown more »

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Family Survival Guide

April 25, 2017

By Chris Aiken, M.D. | Feb. 06, 2017 “You seem like you’re walking on eggshells,” our family therapist told me with a wise nod. The image of cracked eggs under my bare feet was strangely comforting compared to what our family was really going through. We were living with mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder. Psychiatrists more »

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