David Thomas is a musician who lives with bipolar disorder. His first single, “Dear Me,” stems from an exercise assigned at a group therapy session.
Author: Glenn Holsten
After his death by suicide, Raghav Thakran’s family discovered hundreds of poems that he wrote and published them in a book to keep his memory alive.
A new book about many different productions of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town features a production by mental health workers.
Jalil Frazier was shot trying to prevent a robbery. He is a member of a support group for gunshot violence survivors who speaks about his journey.
Steven Smith is an anti-gun violence advocate and member of a support group for gunshot violence survivors who speaks about his journey.
Jaleel King is a photographer and member of a support group for gunshot violence survivors who speaks about his journey.
Charles Horton is a disability rights activist and member of a support group for gunshot violence survivors who speaks about his journey.
Dr. Erica Harris wrestles with the term “hero” as an emergency room physician during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ed Kozempel is a hero who understands the power of music and doesn’t let paranoid schizophrenia or bipolar get between him and his flute.
Yarn Bomber Nicole Nikolich creates vibrant works of art for the street that are filled with humor and hope and help her battle anxiety and depression.
The Smith Family of Philadelphia rejects the limitations of the term autism, and instead create “The Autisarians,” people with superhuman abilities.
Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis discusses how art is his superpower, and has been his salvation during quarantine.
Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis discusses how he’s free from social interactions and pretending to be anything but himself during quarantine.
Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis creates a routine for maintaining his mental health during quarantine: drawing in a studio and on the street.
Advice on how to make peace with yourself and build community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therapist Winden Rowe says that love is the answer.
COVID-19 has disrupted the myth of certainty in our lives, but therapist Winden Rowe shares that trauma can, in fact, heal.
VIDEO: Therapist Winden Rowe looks at the hopeful aspects of life after COVID-19, and how societal change may have to come from the grassroots level.
Yolonda Johnson-Young has created a film titled Finding Elijah to help her answer the many questions she had after losing her son to suicide.
Need some hope during the #COVID-19 pandemic? Therapist Perri Shaw Borish (MSS, LCSW, BCD) has some suggestions for finding hope in the time of coronavirus.