Changing Ways the novel Shows More of the Recovery from Mental Illness and Less of the Illness, Written by a Teen with Lived Experience

  Since eighth grade, 18-year-old, Julia Tannenbaum, of West Hartford, CT, has been writing. But a few years into high school, she found herself in a real dark place…struggling with mental illness. “I had no way to articulate my thoughts and emotions,” she said. “My feelings felt repressed inside.” In and out of school, inContinue reading “Changing Ways the novel Shows More of the Recovery from Mental Illness and Less of the Illness, Written by a Teen with Lived Experience”

Schizophrenic Man’s Journey Out of Homelessness

Photo of Laura and Ed Noe, courtesy of Laura Noe When Angel Salinas immigrated to Connecticut from Ecuador, he opened Johanna’s, a small restaurant for breakfast and lunch, in downtown New Milford. One day a disheveled, smelly homeless man showed up at his back door. It was Ed Noe. This began a friendship where SalinasContinue reading “Schizophrenic Man’s Journey Out of Homelessness”