Working while having a mental illness

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I remember when I was first looking for a job, I worked with a Supported Employment counselor.  Basically, Supported Employment is a state funded program run through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), that helps people with mental illness to find work. I had just graduated with a bachelors degree, and my Supported Employement counselor did […]

My New Book: There and Back Again, Too

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My new book will be out by the end of the summer.  It will be available for purchase on Amazon, keywords, Emily Grossman There and Back Again, Too.   Here’s the content of the back cover, so that you can learn more about it:There and Back Again, Too          Do you ever feel angry, depressed, lonely, or anxious?  […]

Teen/ Young Adult Mental Health Resource List

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I found another great resource for teen/ young adult mental health.   It is a list put out by Mental Health America.  This list, called the Children’s Mental Health Resource List has referrals to healthcare providers, support groups, and articles on topics ranging from bullying to the signs of mental illness in children.  It is extremely comprehensive, […]

Healing Our Troops

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Yesterday, I had a profound experience.  The program that I work for is bringing a job readiness workshop called RPE (Recovery Partnership for Employment) to the local VA hospital to help the troops get back to work.  Essentially, we will be working with veterans who are homeless and living in a shelter program.  And, we […]

To Write Love On Her Arms

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To Write Love On Her Arms ”is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.  TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.”  The name seems to originate from the idea that rather than having young people cut […]

No kidding, Me too!

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I wanted to talk again about one of my favorite topics, stigma.  I found a really great website today called No kidding, Me too!  which talks a lot about mental health stigma, and has a goal of taking away the predjudices and biases which surround people with mental illness, or as the website calls it, […]