13th May 2018

“Mama, I’m Coming Home”: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Son’s Mental Illness

It is ironic that the Oregon State hospital, where that famous Jack Nicholson movie (about an insane asylum run amok) was filmed is now where my son is being housed.

17th Mar 2013
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April Mansilla: Touched By Fire

"I myself cannot comprehend illnesses outside of the ones I have had, but I can empathize, and I believe that is what art does: It draws the viewer past clinical definitions, and lets the viewer empathize on their own terms." ~April Mansilla