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“Why the World Needs The Mentally Different”

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This April 13, 2015 article on the Momastary website offer encouragement to those of us who struggle to live in a world that often rejects us unless we agree to let the world change us to fit into their mold.

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“Mental wellness warriors: Fighting for those who need it most”

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This January 16, 2015 Gant Daily article talks about people who are sharing their lived experience with mental illness and doing what they can to help fight the stigma that surrounds mental illness.

“Fábregas: Bridge jumper to share his healing at mental illness conference”

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This March 28, 2014 article talks about the passion for helping others seen in one of a handful of people to survive jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.  His passion is to reach out to those in their 20’s to encourage them to seek help if they are feeling suicidal or otherwise in need of mental health treatment.

Suicide prevention message on the Golden Gate ...

Suicide prevention message on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Project puts faces on mental illness recovery”

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This October 12, 2013 article found on the Penn Live Central Pennsylvania site powered by the Patriot News, talks about an exhibit called “The Faces of Mental Illness Recovery” being held at Landis House in Newport.  The Exhibit opened on October 11, 2013

 

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English: Tom Hanks as the title character on the film set of Forrest Gump. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

This September 24, 2012 article found on the One Mind for Research website talks about the efforts being made by Tom Hanks, Sally Field and Glenn Close to help folks with mental illnesses.

“Philly demonstration protests end of General Assistance”

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Minnesota capitol building vigil in support of General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) (Photo credit: Fibonacci Blue)

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This August 1, 2012 article found on the Philly.com website highlights concerns being raised by people protesting the elimination of Pennsylvania’s General Assistance program..

“The Loss of a Mental Health Activist”

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This blog post found on the PA Liv Safe Forum blog dated May 23, 2012 talks about the questions that have been raised about the death of Glenn Koons, and at the same time sheds light in to who he was as a mental health advocate who received awards for his work.

Thank you to the blogger who wrote the post about Glenn Koons’ life

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