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Elyn Saks

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Ph.D., J.D. University of Southern California Gould School of Law Elyn R. Saks is Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University...
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Bennett Leventhal

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M.D. Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Bennett Leventhal, M.D. was born in Chicago and grew up in Arkansas, Illinois, and Louisiana. After receiving his...
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Stephen Hinshaw

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Ph.D. Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley Stephen Hinshaw is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as Department Chair from 2004-2011, and is...
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Patrick Corrigan

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PsyD College of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology Patrick Corrigan is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Prior to that, Corrigan was Professor of Psychiatry and...
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Thomas Bornemann

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Ed.D. Director, Mental Health Program, The Carter Center Dr. Thomas H. Bornemann became the Director of the Mental Health Program at The Carter Center under the leadership of former First...
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Margarita Alegría

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Ph.D. Chief, Disparities Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Margarita Alegría, PhD, is the Chief of the newly formed Disparities Research Unit, part of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Medicine, and...
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Bernice Pescosolido

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Ph.D. BC2M Advisory Council Chair Director, Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research, Indiana University Bernice A. Pescosolido is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and Director of...
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Catlin P

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I can’t emphasize enough how important our perception and mindset is to our success in overcoming our symptoms of mental health. This same mindset and perception is what will give you an edge in life as well. If you’ll notice, your attitude determines your altitude in everything you do. These two components are directly correlated with each other. We always can decide and dictate what type of attitude we have, which means it’s something that’s always in our control.

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Linda H

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PTSD is difficult. Brain illness is difficult, but stigma makes it 100 times worse. Thanks for letting me tell my story. I was ashamed to admit the abuse to anyone, even a mental health professional. I am glad I finally discussed it and have the correct diagnosis.

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