Honestly, Now

During the course of my day, I speak with quite a few people, organizations and states here in the US about our mutual work in Peer Supports. It’s important to me to remain authentic, transparent and true to fact. I’ve been working in a CPS/Peer Supports point of contact for 10 years. I know the…

four little children

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr.  

Innovations in Peer Supports

I first met Larry Fricks, Founder, Appalachia Consulting Group, the first day that I showed up for the DBSA Texas Certified Peer Specialist training in 2007 in Austin, Texas. My father paid for that certification training because I couldn’t afford the $900/training that year. I was promised a job and I needed a job. I…

Vision this.

Envision. Dream. Do. A Health Home Peer Centric. Integrated. Brick & Mortar. Web and Community Networked, Virtually. Build it and they will come.

Assisted Outpatient Treatment = Involuntary Commitment

Assisted Outpatient Treatment Reschackling Road Tripping Back to the Asylum: Restraints On Us All Jennifer Maria Padron[1] and Amanda Barnabe[2] Judi Chamberlin, Confessions of a Non-Compliant Patient “I tried hard to be a good patient. I saw what happened to bad patients: they were the ones in the seclusion rooms, the ones who got sent…