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How Faith, Family and a Comedy Career Helped My Recovery

I have found a healthy balance of my support systems: faith, therapeutic intervention, family and humor.

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How The Pandemic Helped Me Build a Stronger Self

My increasing ability to withstand ambiguity and change is a measure of my improved mental health.

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Three Questions to Ask a Prospective Therapist

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The Widely Neglected Healing Power of Music

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Living with Both DID and Schizophrenia

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Expressive Arts Therapy: A Sensory Approach to Trauma Healing

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What I Wish I’d Known About Therapy: How to Use CBT and DBT

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Exploring My Own Healing as an Expressive Arts Therapist

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What Mental Health Care Can Learn from Dental Health Care Strategies

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Building a Recovery-Oriented System of Care

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How Time Line Therapy Has Helped Me

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How Advocates Can Push for A Crises Standard of Care

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Understanding and Managing Psychosis

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Boredom as a Symptom

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Why Mourning for the Self Is a Necessary Part of Healing

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Understanding Mental Illness Triggers

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Medications Are Not the Only Way to Treat Depression

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Overcoming Inadequate Crisis Response: Why 988 is an Opportunity

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Bipolar Depression: The Lows We Don’t Talk About Enough

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Finding My Way Back from Suicidal Thoughts

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How I Founded The Company I Needed During My Journey with OCD

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Buddhist-Derived Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality Disorder

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What My Brothers Taught Me About the Importance of Early Intervention

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Building an Early Warning Sign System

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Understanding Schizophrenia

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Let My Journey with BPD Be Your Guide (Not Your Blueprint)

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Q&A with NIMH Director Dr. Josh Gordon

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Disgust: A Natural Emotional Response to Abuse

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Early Psychosis Programs Are Changing Lives—But What if You Can’t Find One?

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Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

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How Art Can Help Monitor Bipolar Symptoms

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Young Adults: An Interview with a CBT-trained Clinician

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