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NEW! Rodney Waldron Memorial Scholarship Fund

I am pleased to announce the creation of the first  annual Rodney Waldron Memorial Scholarship. Rodney Waldron was a peer specialist who worked for the NY State Office of Mental Health in Manhattan and the Bronx. He used his own … Continue reading

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They Heard Voices documentary premier and discussion in NYC July 13

PRESENT THEY HEARD VOICES A movie by Jonathan Balazs Co-sponsored by ISPS-US and Hearing Voices NYC When: JULY 13TH 2017 at 6:30 PM Where: JEFFERSON MARKET LIBRARY 425 Ave of the Americas (6th ave & 10th Street) FREE!  TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/185557072 THEY … Continue reading

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Speaking with Voices Workshop November 6 in NYC

ISPS-US PRESENTS: Speaking with Voices: Why and How to work with Voice-Hearers TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2012 @ 9:30- 4:30 PM LGBT Community Center 208 West 13th Street (between 7th & 8th Aves), NY, NY 10011 Subway: L to 8th Ave, … Continue reading

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Lazy Blog Post!

Sorry I am such a royal procrastinator here on this blog. Yes, and I remain so… not because there are not interesting things to write about… but because I have been embroiled in doing the slow and painful clinical work … Continue reading

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Full-Day Training with Ron Coleman: Working With Voices Wednesday June 20, 2012 in NYC

Full-Day Training  with Ron Coleman: Working With Voices Wednesday June  20, 2012 at Church of the Intercession 550 W. 155th St. NY, NY 10032 This is a FULL-DAY training to teach mental health professionals, case managers, peer counsellors and family … Continue reading

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Last Chance: Call for Papers at the 13th Annual ISPS-US Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline April 20, 2012 ISPS-US Thirteenth Annual Meeting Making Contact with the Depths: Psychosis as it is Lived. October 26-28, 2012 At the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL Jointly sponsored by the Lifespan Learning Institute … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Groups come to NYC!

These are free peer support groups and are OPEN to all voice-hearers. Please pass this information along to anyone who hears voices or who knows someone who hears voices in the New York City Area. For more info about the … Continue reading

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Working with People Who Hear Voices: A Workshop with Ron Coleman

ISPS-US is pleased to present: Working with People Who Hear Voices:  A Workshop with Ron Coleman 7 PM Thursday April 19, 2012  Jefferson Market Library 425 Avenue of the Americas @ 10th St. NY, NY 10011 This FREE two-hour workshop … Continue reading

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Thanks again NY Times: Findng Purpose After Living with Delusion

This is the fourth article in the NY times “Lives Restored” section by Benedict Carey. This is a link to the article by Ben Carey. In it, he profiles Mr. Milton Greek and his journey from sensitive, passionate and eccentric … Continue reading

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2nd & 3rd stories in NY Times about people with schizophrenia doing alright!

First off, I realize that I was maybe a little too hard on Benedict Carey  in my previous post (sorry Ben!… not that YOU are reading ME) because the three stories he’s written for the Lives series about people diagnosed … Continue reading

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