Leon Harris was shot and paralyzed when he was 17 years old. Over the past 14 years he has built a life that includes being husband and father.
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Pianist Jonathan Biss recounts his journey and examines the interplay between his lifelong passion for music and his own personal struggles with anxiety.
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.
When Danielle Hark was experiencing postpartum depression, she turned to photography to aid in her mental health recovery.
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.
The Smith Family of Philadelphia rejects the limitations of the term autism, and instead create “The Autisarians,” people with superhuman abilities.
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.
Claire Eastham is a blogger who lives in London. She writes about her journey with social anxiety disorder.
Pinar Tarhan is a writer from Turkey who lives with Purely Obsessional OCD, also known as Pure O, and shares about her mental health recovery.
Liza Brock is an Australian mental health writer who writes about her journey with bipolar disorder.
Sanjukta Chauhan, a self-described “annoyingly optimistic” student from India, uses writing to tackle her depression.
Ian Stoddart, a paramedic for 32 years, advocates practicing empathy for positive mental health.