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“Social Connection posts schedule”

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This July 28, 2014 Titusville Herald article includes a brief run down of events happening at the Social Connection Drop-in Center in Titusville, PA

“Business brings mental health recovery to fore”

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This November 10, 2012 article on the PennLive.com website talks about a business whose aim is to promote recovery from mental illness.  The business is called Support the Journey and has an online presence at http://supportthejourney.com

I have met Shelley Bishop, and am VERY pleased to share this article with my readers, Shelley is one of the folks who has been an inspiration in the mental health community here in Pennsylvania for many years, in fact I was very familiar with her name long before I ever met her, which in this case is an awesome thing.  I tip my “I’m The Evidence” ball cap to Shelley and everyone else who is involved with Support the Journey


“Waiting for Corbett to deliver options”

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This July 27, 2012 article found on the Philly.com website continues to raise the question of whether Governor Tom Corbett has made any progress or even attempted to find alternative options for folks who are losing their General Assistance benefit this month.

“Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health”

Mental Health Month Poster

Mental Health Month Poster (Photo credit: Army Medicine)

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This June 20, 2012 piece found on Pat Deegan’s blog talks about her concerns about the need for a whole health approach for treating folks in the mental health community.  She raises points about not wanting it to be merely symptom control and management, but also to have preventive measures used to try to reduce the health risks faced by many.

“Vet uses music to heal — but says he’s no ‘hero'”

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This July 9, 2012 article found on The Sentinel website, talks about what one Veteran is doing to not only help himself, but to help others along the way.  He plays guitar and sings about his experiences in Iraq as a way to promote healing for himself and others.

“Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness — from the inside”

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This video found on TED TV is of a presentation of Elyn Saks and her experiences living with Schizophrenia.

“PMHCA 2012 Mental Health Conference Highlights” (2 of 2)

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Dauphin County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Dauphin County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This article dated June 9, 2012 also on MV: unleash your groove is written by Mike Veny and offers his impressions about how the PMHCA 2012 conference went.  He talk about his experiences, and includes a video of a drum circle he facilitated during the conference.

Thanks go out once again to Mike Veny for offering his articles to me to share with my readers.

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