CityViews: Is New York’s Mental-Health System Listening to the Peers Who’ve Lived It?

Originally posted in City Limits  By Noah Phillips Unless you have direct experience with New York City’s mental health infrastructure, you are likely unaware of a unique set of professionals known as Peer Specialists, or Peer Workers. Peers are certified individuals with lived experience of mental health challenges who utilize … Continue reading

Silberman Student Profile

My social work school puts out a quarterly newsletter and I’m this quarter’s profiled student! Check it out here. I’m really honored because my school is full of really amazing people and projects. It feels good to be appreciated.      

When oppression is the pathogen: The participatory development of socially just mental health practice.

It’s amazing how relevant my MSW program is to my work with The Icarus Project right now. I’m writing a paper for my Clinical Practice Lab class and reading this incredibly relevant and useful article to the Mad Maps project which has consumed much of my creative energy for the last year. … Continue reading