California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

More Than Just a Change in Title: New Statewide Effort Supports the Move from Case Management to Care Management

How does one move from working as a Case Manager to a successful Care Manager?  The change in title is simply the exchange of one letter, the ‘s’ for an ‘r’.  However, the change from one role to the other is not so simple. It’s been almost five years since New York State instituted...

Can New York State Healthcare Reforms Advance Recovery?

In 1971, I spent 6 weeks in a Long Island hospital psychiatric ward for severe depression, the beginning of my long and rewarding personal recovery journey. In the ensuing years, I learned hard lessons about the great limitations of traditional treatments and the critical role hope, dignity, work,...

Peer Run Services Playing Pivotal Roles in Promoting Health, Recovery and Full Citizenship

In the words of one of our greatest peer support leaders Shery Mead, “In peer support we come together with the intention of changing our patterns, getting out of ‘stuck’ places, building relationships that are respectful, mutually responsible and potentially mutually transforming. We...