Taken from the booklet: First Steps: What to do now that your loved one has been diagnosed with a mental illness by Matt Stanford Ph.D. and Joe Padilla The following suggestions, ideas and resources were developed as a simple guide to help you take the first steps in the process o
http://www.michaelnye.org/fineline/photoaudio.html FINE LINE is a documentary of voices, stories and portraits that confronts stereotypes and reveals the courage and fragility of those living with mental illnesses by photographer Michael Nye, who spent four years photographing and recording stories. Schizophrenia, depression, obsessive-compulsive, anxiety and bi-polar disorders are among the experiences considered.
NAMI | Bringing Mental Illness Awareness to the NFL. I chose this pin because I feel as though it is important to bring awareness and be an advocate for mental health. Being knowledgeable of different mental health diagnoses and treatment strategies is crucial for the OT practitioner. As a professional athlete, this NFL player has a great platform to advocate for people with mental illness.