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THE RECOVERY WALL OF HOPE

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SHARING YOUR RECOVERY-INSPIRED STORY, AFFIRMING MESSAGE, OR POEM ON OUR WEBSITE PLEASE CONTACT star@nami.org

Dr. Johnette Hartnett,Ed.D – Director of Research and Co-Founder of the Real Economic Impact Tour for the National Disability Institute

Dr. Johnette Hartnett,Ed.DDirector of Research and Co-Founder of the Real Economic Impact Tour for the National Disability Institute (NDI) and Co-Principal Investigator with the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University, College of Law – shared her personal and inspiring story of recovery with our readers in the most recent edition of the STAR Center newsletter Recovering Together Vol. 1, 2011.  THE FULL STORY

Steve Kiosk, M.Div., LPC, STAR Center Director, uses music and his love of singing opera as a way to maintain his own recovery as well as inspire positive emotions in others.  Stephen Kiosk sings "Caro Mio Ben" @ Miriam's House Concert 

Philip Qualo, J.D. STAR Center Program Manager, shared a poem through the STAR Center listserv inspired by the “strong and resilient” consumers he has met during his short time at the STAR Center. POEM

Diana Kim, a consumer and gifted writer, shared two inspiring poems with the STAR Center family.

POEM 1

POEM 2




Bruce Ario, a consumer and friend to the STAR Center shares his inspiring story of overcoming mental health challenges that resulted in his involvement in the justice system.  Mr. Ario collaborated with Open Minds to creatively express his story Why Don’t You Grow a Mustache?.

Why Don’t You Grow a Mustache?


MJ, a consumer and friend to the STAR Center, shares an inspiring personal account of her struggle to achieve and maintain recovery.

Thank You Twin Rivers!

Bipolar Disorder - The Lady behind the Mask

 

 

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