People First 2015 Winter

“I’m the Evidence” Campaign Promotes Mental Health Recovery—By Elisa Ludwig

  • The I’m the Evidence/Mental Health Campaign (ITE/MH)—based on a poem by an OMHSAS staff member—celebrates those who are living examples of recovery and spreads the word about how to support them. 

Clubhouses Offer Members a Community and a Chance to Achieve Their Full Potential—By Elisa Ludwig

  • Clubhouses—community centers that combine unstructured social interaction with structured supports to help members achieve their full potential—have thrived in Pennsylvania, from cities to rural areas and everywhere in between. 

How I Got Off the Roller Coaster and into Recovery—By Martha Nolder

  • The author had to hit bottom before overcoming isolation, substance use and self-harm and finding solid ground as an artist and certified peer specialist. 


People First 2015 Winter (click to download)