Out of Trauma Can Come Life-Changing Growth

In a world bombarded by wars, pandemics and civil unrest, how do individuals dealing with traumatic experiences make it through? How do they overcome the pain? There is a way through because people are resilient, and it starts with the right strategies, one called Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG), where a positive change can occur in people…

General Meeting, Tuesday May 10, 2022, Attorney Ellen Cookman “Sorting Out Public Benefits for You or Your Loved Ones”

When sorting out public benefits for your loved one with mental health challenges, there are plenty of barriers and landmines. It is essential to have a basic understanding of the “alphabet soup” of public benefits to maximize the available benefits.   For instance, how do you define “disability” for public benefits purposes? What is the…