Stories of Recovery

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
From The Quarterly, Spring 2012 Like many donors to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, Janet and Myron Susin of Long Island, New York, have a...
Neil Barber, lives with schizophrenia
Neil Barber
March 20, 2012
The summer before Neil Barber’s junior year in high school, he and three of his buddies decided to experiment with marijuana. Neil’s dad, Greg, recalls the...
Victor and Edith, 1935
Victor and Edith, 1935
January 19, 2012
A daughter supports mental health research to ensure other families don’t have to live through what hers did. From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Among Janet...
Emily lives with bipolar disorder and is in recovery
Amy's Daughter, Emily
January 16, 2012
Amy McClellan’s young daughter Emily had what seemed like normal tantrums in early childhood, but as they progressively worsened into bouts of manic, self-...

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