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Sometimes after we receive life-changing support we are moved to help others.

Share Your Story

If you are living with a mental health condition you are not alone.  Sharing your story can have a powerful impact on your own recovery while offering encouragement and support to others with similar experiences.  Your personal story helps promote understanding and empathy and will decrease the societal stigma often part of mental health. 

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Platforms for Sharing:

We at HeadsUp are always collecting stories to use on our website and with our public so that we can empower and uplift others.  Feel free to submit a testimonial or your artwork. 

National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They have a plethora of resources and ideas for sharing your story.

Become a Peer Specialist

A ‘peer’ is one that is of equal standing with another and does not just refer to someone who has had a particular experience.  A peer specialist can be an extremely powerful component of a treatment team.  

Other Organizations

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

nami.org

Living Well with Schizophrenia is devoted to increasing knowledge and awareness around schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and mental illness in general. It is a valuable resource for those living with the illness, their loved ones, and for people who just want to learn more.