National Conference on Peer Support Pat Capponi Keynote Speaker

National Conference on Peer Support Pat Capponi Keynote Speaker Pat Capponi  has survived  childhood abuse, mental illness, frequent hospitalizations, and poverty.  Since 1978, when she was discharged from a psychiatric ward to a large, for- profit boarding home for de-institutionalized… Continue Reading

Porter: Linda Chamberlain’s job was making her broke

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Agents of change rise from the streets

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