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...
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,...
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,...
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
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...
Dolores and Todd
January 11, 2012
This is a true story about what happened to a family when mental illness struck one of its children.
My son Todd Christopher O’Connell was born April...
November 15, 2011
Overcoming the challenge of living with symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder – a mix seen more often in men
From The Quarterly, Fall 2011...
November 09, 2011
Allen Zeitlin is a third year med student at Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, with interests in psychiatry and neurology. This has a lot to...
October 10, 2011
Howard Trachtman can serve as a role model to us all. He lives to tell the tale of an incredible journey of recovery from schizoaffective disorder....
September 16, 2011
From The Quarterly, Summer 2011
This fall, 18-year-old Owen Whalen will enter the freshman class at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in his...