Fountain House members, staff and supporters represent a cross-section of people bound by a lived experience of mental illness. The clips below have been created to give a voice to our community, share personal and life-changing experiences, and to combat the stigma associated with mental illness.
This story was edited by Gautam Srikishan and StoryCorps, a nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories. Features song “I Loves You Porgy,” by Dan Tepfer from the album Eleven Cages. Artwork: Dan Tepfer and Lee Konitz by Jonathan Glass.
Produced by Fountain House Media Unit with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org