Personal Stories and Opinion

How I Made The Best of My Time in Social Isolation

The last few weeks have been bizarre and worrisome for all of us. As COVID-19 cases increase, shuls have been ...
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NBC’s This is Us: Randall’s Not Okay

When I first started watching This Is Us, I immediately fell in love with the relatable and compelling storyline: the ...
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Editorial: Are Those with Mental Illness Prone to Violence?

It deeply hurts. Time and time after time again, politicians, newscasters and everyday people associate violence with mental illness. This ...
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Our Community Leaders Must Speak Up Before It’s Too Late

I started working in an acute psychiatric unit fifteen years ago as an occupational therapist (OT), during which time the ...
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Firsthand Strategies For When Social Anxiety Hits

Many living with social anxiety disorder can list several opportunities they let slip away because of their anxiety. Maybe they ...
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Editorial: Catalysts for Change – Who I’m Grateful To This Thanksgiving

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, Chester Bennington, and Robin Williams. Sharon Markovitz, Batsheva Stadlan, Chazz Petrella and recently Channing Smith. All ...
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