In this conversation, Craig Miller, Kelechi Ubozoh, Wilma Townsend and Keris Myrick discuss longstanding misconceptions regarding mental illness.
Lisa took The S Word to Pittsburgh, PA recently for a screening organized by UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. The standing-room-only audience participated in a spirited post-screening conversation that emphasized peer to peer support. One special highlight of the evening was an impromptu performance by panelist Jamie Kunning, who performed a heartfelt rendition on the ukulele [...]
Keris Myrick, Wilma Townsend, Amelia Lehto and Dr. Bill Schmitz discuss how social media fits into the suicide prevention dialogue.
In this 3-part conversation, Kelechi Ubozoh, attorney Skip Simpson and Leah Harris share their thoughts on the value of hope in otherwise dire circumstances.
Kelechi Ubozoh, who is featured in The S Word, and L. D. Green are the co-editors of a new book titled We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health--Stories and Research Challenging the Biomedical Model. A collection of 25 unflinching stories and essays from the front lines of the radical mental health movement. While [...]
In this 3-part conversation, Kelly Davis, Dr. Bill Schmitz and Cara Anna discuss the value of lived experience for suicide prevention.
In this 3-part conversation, Iden Campbell McCollum, Dr. April Foreman and Leah Harris analyze the failures of the medical model.
Our very own Kelechi Ubozoh traveled to Rochester, NY to be a part of the 11th Annual Reel Mind Theater and Film Series. This month-long festival features films, performances and discussions that address the social stigma of mental illness and behavioral disorders, while providing a message of hope that recovery is possible. THE S WORD [...]
In this 3-part conversation, Andrew Solomon, Dr. Kita Curry and Katie Hardy discuss the influence of the media on suicide prevention.
In advance of screening The S Word for Connect Summit County in Park City, Utah, Lisa was interviewed by Tim Henney for his show The Mountain Life. The free community screening will be held on May 14th. For more information, visit our event page. You can listen to the full interview here. Lisa also did an [...]