Stories of Recovery

Edi Guyton, lives with depression
Edi Guyton
December 17, 2012
A woman explains why she finally agreed to try deep brain stimulation for her depression. As a Ph.D. who rose to head a university department, and as a wife...
Danielle Zavala, 26-year old from Austin Texas living a productive life, recovering from borderline personality disorder
Danielle Zavala
October 17, 2012
A young woman with borderline personality disorder uses social media to transform the pain of her experience into benefit for others. Danielle Zavala, a...
Ruth Deming, award-winning writer and psychotherapist and director of New Directions of Abington, PA lives with bipolar disorder
Ruth Deming (right)
August 07, 2012
Ruth Deming is an award-winning writer and psychotherapist and director of New Directions of Abington, PA, a nonprofit organization she started in 1986 to...
David, living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
David
June 29, 2012
David spent the first half of his life as a sweet, if somewhat hyper, child who enjoyed drawing. The second half he has spent as a struggling and haunted adult...
Janet Susin, president of the Queens/Nassau chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Janet Susin
June 08, 2012
A Leader at NAMI Discusses Her Unwavering 25-Year Support of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Like many donors to the Brain & Behavior Research...

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