Around the House: young adults

By Alexis Preston
I’ve suffered from depression most of my life. If you live with a mental illness, you know how hard it is to overcome the rampant stigma that comes with it. That made it harder for me to come to grips with my depression.It made college really difficult for me. When I first started school, I...
Many, if not most, mental illnesses manifest during adolescence and young adulthood. Fountain House has had a longstanding interest in reaching out to young adults who are experiencing the onset of illness.  Lisa Dixon, MD, MPH, recently wrote an article for the New York State Office of...
AIDS ribbonWhen HIV/AIDS first impacted people, everyone assumed that only gay men could get HIV/AIDS. Not true - HIV/AIDS has no preference for any race, religion, class, or sex. It can attack anybody who is having unprotected sex or sharing needles.“If I can get AIDS, then anyone can,...
Swedish colleagues and the FH Training Team mingle and share ideas over dinner.Ashley CorbiereEducation Unit, Fountain HouseRecently I was fortunate enough to spend time doing colleague training with an awesome group from Fountain House Sköndal, which is located in Sweden. It was a busy week filled...

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