California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

In My Own Voice: The Disability of Mental Health

Mental illness is known to be a devastating disease that is well understood by the treatment community. In recent years however, we have heard more input from patients (commonly referred to as “consumers”) about their experience with mental illnesses of all types. Clinicians have known...

Helping My Fellow Consumers in Their Recovery

When I was diagnosed with depression, I was devastated. I thought that this could not be happening. However, I accepted it. I knew that if I could just keep holding on, this too would pass. Somehow, I knew that I would get better. I enlisted into a partnership with a great psychiatrist, took...