I work in a supportive housing program designed to assist people who had had experiences of mental illness. They are the most vulnerable in our society. People in this housing have survived living on the street, couch surfing, and single room occupancies maintained by bad landlords. But now they have a chance for dignity.
At a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Mercy Housing Johnston Center Residences was a rare example of grace under fire in Milwaukee. A few years ago the Milwaukee Journal Sentine
One of my favorite books last year was The Center Cannot Hold a story about a life filled with madness. I lent it to one of the people I work with in my career as a peer support specialist. I told her that the title was based upon a famous poem. Probably by Keats. And I said that I used the phrase to signal friends that I was having trouble.
In an interview this week I remarked how resilient I have become. I have faced numerous difficulties, most recently last year when I was struggling with my
Greetings WTLZ Family,Join us tonight July 8th at 7:00pm EST. when your host Adisa Franklin AKA The Abolitionist discusses the topic; Religion and Your Mental Health. With guest Me'Shi Avery.Me’Shi Avery, M.Ed,NCC,LPCMe’Shi Avery is a human service professional that focuses on empowering individuals and groups toward success. She works with youth groups, students, women, disadvantaged populations, and those seeking to transition to another phase of life by helping them to become enlightened, gai