I’m Good, Thanks to a Dog Named Rosie

  My three-month psychiatric incarceration seemed to be aimed at discrediting me after I had leaked newspaper stories. On my way to Canada to seek asylum, I was stopped by ...

I’m Good Because of Human Connection

Lauren Spiro – Emotional eCPR Co-founder, Visionary, Author, Consultant *First published on Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care Finding our way back again, the cure for isolation and its ...

I’m good because I value my solitude and time to create.

Lyndsey Ellis – PEERS Programs Coordinator Before there were in-demand TV shows like Insecure, based off the popular Awkward Black Girl web series (big ups to Issa Rae!), I grew ...

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I’m Good Because I Itemize My Time

By Zack Long Why am I good? It is because I am able ...

I’m Good Because I Express My Emotions

By Oriana Nguyen When I was younger I always thought mental health ...

I’m Good Because I’m Graduating

  Cheers to Steven Gallegos on finishing college   By Steven Gallegos ...

I’m Good Because It’s Good!

Champ Green – Poet/Rapper Its 8:17 am – smoothie still needs to be made. I have no shoes on. Brushing my teeth simultaneously as I’m thinking about all the things I have to do just before I can enter into this battle “gladiator school” I call the workforce. Deadlines have to be made, I’m scatter brain […]

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I’m Good Because I Care

  About me – I am very lucky, I can say I am good.  I can take care of myself, my family and everything else. I can say everything I do is out of love and care, but I do forget sometimes. I am very independent but I also know that everyone needs support from […]

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I’m Good Because of BestNow!

Participants of Peer Specialist Training Group, BestNow!

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I’m Good, Thanks to a Dog Named Rosie

  My three-month psychiatric incarceration seemed to be aimed at discrediting me after I had leaked newspaper stories. On my way to Canada to seek asylum, I was stopped by police. I evaded them for three days through rural towns and surrendered one midnight, from a ditch on a mountain pass. It was hard for […]

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I’m Good Because of Tobacco Freedom

                                    Participants of PEERS Tobacco Freedom Program

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I’m Good Because of Human Connection

Lauren Spiro – Emotional eCPR Co-founder, Visionary, Author, Consultant *First published on Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care Finding our way back again, the cure for isolation and its ills Massive doses of human connection are needed to counter the alienating influence of technology, disruption of the village and a growing culture of isolation. […]

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I’m good because I value my solitude and time to create.

Lyndsey Ellis – PEERS Programs Coordinator Before there were in-demand TV shows like Insecure, based off the popular Awkward Black Girl web series (big ups to Issa Rae!), I grew up as one of those little girls who read books to my Cabbage Patch dolls and Barbies. First, I’d pretend to be their stylist: I’d […]

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I’m Good Because I Run

Patrick Glass – PEERS Communications Coordinator My relationship with running has blossomed, gradually, across the better part of the past decade. I started slowly: jogging the mandatory mile in my elementary school P.E. class. By the time I was 12 or 13, I was running around my neighborhood to improve my stamina for soccer. In high school, however, I took an extended hiatus from running by myself – mainly […]

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I’m Good Because of WRAP

Participants of PEERS Weekly Friday WRAP Group

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I’m Good Because of Karyn Washington

ForBrownGirls.com Founder Karyn Washington While in the middle of preparing for the launch of this blog campaign, the stress from planning peaked.  We were not only getting the blog together, but organizing a kick off event for the I’m Good campaign.  My team’s outside workload increased, which led to us pushing back meetings. And we […]

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