January, 2015


My First Time, by Elisha Coffey

I tell the handsome young man in the elevator, “It’s called Alternatives and it’s for people living with mental health conditions.” He replies, “Oh, are you a chaperone?”. My heart freezes, this is one more time that I can slide under the radar.  I breath deeply, and respond, “Oh [...]Read more

Belief…the Placebo Effect

I’m the Evidence….for how Belief Inspires The ITE poem opens with Belief. For so many people, recovery from mental illness begins with—and is strongly supported by —the belief that things will get better. Or, that despite ongoing symptoms, one’s life can have meaning and purpose. [...]Read more

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