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A Dishonorable Discharge Process

Kristine A. Huskey 2015-2016 Fellow.  This piece was first published in US and World Report News. "Veterans with mental illness are being denied benefits due to unfair discharges. Under pressure, the Army recently agreed to conduct…
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Silent epidemic: The incarceration of the seriously mentally ill

Stephanie Parker and Rosi Andrade-2014-2015 Fellows. This piece was first published in The Hill. “The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced last month, $24.6 million in planning grants …”
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Anyone can be part of the solution to eliminate mental health stigma

Evan Mendelson—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Arizona Daily Star. “Four years after the tragic shooting in our community, it keeps on happening—in Aurora, in Newtown, in Santa Barbara. We feel helpless as…
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Why our new year’s resolutions are all wrong

Alexcis Spencer Lopez—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Quartz. “Losing weight is by far the most popular New Year’s resolution. Quitting smoking, stopping drinking, promising to save more money and hitting the gym …”
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3 ways to emotionally survive visits with family during holidays

Alexcis Spencer Lopez—2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by CNN. “It always ends horribly," my client tells me as she recalls previous family holidays. "Twenty-plus years of therapy and self-improvement up in smoke in less…
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