A nod to Something Fishy

I remember staring into a computer screen in a dorm room. It is the Fall semester of my second year at college and I am failing spectacularly except for Chinese I, which I will somehow get a B in. I want to say I’m the definition of someone who has given up, but that is […] Read more

The Fly in the Ointment

I’m a person with a disability, specifically a mental illness – or rather illnesses. I’ve posted before about a bill in the US House of Representatives (H.R. 3717) that is extremely problematic for anyone interested in me and my people living lives in the community and reaching for recovery. (In the vernacular, this bill freaks […] Read more

Privacy Even for Trauma Survivors

A bill (HR bill 3717) that is relatively under the radar and could do serious harm to both trauma survivors and people with serious mental illnesses has been introduced by Representative Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania. As a person who has been treated within the mental health system and is a trauma survivor it has been […] Read more