The award recognizes Rogers' extraordinary leadership and advocacy to advance the recovery movement of individuals with mental health conditions.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 25, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will present Joseph Rogers with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Voice Award. The event will take place at Paramount Theater at Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, California, at 7 p.m. PT.
Helping Family Members and Friends of People with Mood Disordersin “Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster”By Edie Mannion, LMFT “I feel like I’m on an emotional roller coaster!” This statement is understandably one of the most common pleas I’ve heard in my 30 years of providing support, information and skills to family members and friends of people with mental health conditions. I’ve also said it to myself during very difficult times in relationships with people in my life. The statement begs the questions, “What is an emotional roller coaster?” and “What helps a person get off of an emotional roller coaster?”
Once suicidal, she empowers patients
Susan Rogers will receive the Clifford W. Beers Award at 2013 Annual Conference on June 7
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 7, 2013)—Mental Health America will present Susan Rogers of Philadelphia with its highest honor, the Clifford W. Beers Award, for her leadership and service at the Awards Banquet of its 2013 Annual Conference, Why Wellness Works: Breakthroughs and Pathways to Whole Health, on June 7 in National Harbor, MD.
Susan Rogers is Director of the National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse (the Clearinghouse), a consumer-run national technical assistance center funded in part by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and is Director of Special Projects of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP).
AS A SAX-PLAYING busker in Suburban Station ad-libbed his final bars, stores shuttered for the night Tuesday and two homeless-outreach workers scanned the underground concourse.
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The workers’ goal: Get any people out on the streets — or those hiding out in Suburban Station to avoid the bone-chilling cold — into a shelter. The wind chill was projected to dip to a dangerous 5 degrees.