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Meet Sean Monette: Hard at Work and Working to Travel

Sean is confident that employers should hire more people who have disabilities, because he works hard, does his job correctly, and really wants to be someone people can count on.

By |2019-10-23T10:45:24-05:00October 23rd, 2019|MHA Matters|Comments Off on Meet Sean Monette: Hard at Work and Working to Travel

It’s Not Enough To Just Love Them: A Mother’s Perspective on Mental Health

We should not pretend that families can manage all of this on their own. It’s not enough to just love them.”

By |2019-07-15T11:19:01-05:00July 15th, 2019|MHA Matters|Comments Off on It’s Not Enough To Just Love Them: A Mother’s Perspective on Mental Health

Iron Sharpens Iron: Insights From a Recovery Coach

Dallas Clark has lived experience with addiction, and also with recovery. He’s applying that experience, along with specialized training, to support others in overcoming barriers to their recovery. “Iron sharpens iron,” Dallas explained. “You can’t do it on your own. You need the right team around you, a supportive team with people who are there [...]

By |2019-06-27T12:13:45-05:00June 27th, 2019|MHA Matters|Comments Off on Iron Sharpens Iron: Insights From a Recovery Coach

Our family knows that MHA helps people live their best life. We got to see it happen.

Flowers Are Pretty. Living Your Best Life is Beautiful.

By |2019-06-13T11:31:53-05:00June 13th, 2019|MHA Matters|Comments Off on Our family knows that MHA helps people live their best life. We got to see it happen.

Volunteer Physical Therapist Eases Pain

"If I can solve the pain puzzle, everything else can get better. In my mind it comes down to this: everyone deserves the right to move freely. My role as a physical therapist is to assess patients, look at how well they move and use my skills to help them move better.”

By |2019-06-13T11:21:35-05:00June 13th, 2019|MHA Matters|Comments Off on Volunteer Physical Therapist Eases Pain

“I journeyed from ignorance to tolerance to inclusion.”

Some thoughts on Pride month: If you had told us back in the 1960s and 1970s that there would be legal gay marriage in all fifty states, we would have been stunned. This was a notion that probably didn’t enter even the deepest reaches of our subconscious, let alone bubble to the level of an [...]

By |2019-06-05T08:13:38-05:00June 5th, 2019|MHA Matters|Comments Off on “I journeyed from ignorance to tolerance to inclusion.”