Speaker Event with Sarah Fay: Mental Illness Self Stigma and How to Eradicate It

Join us next Thursday, January 12th for our first speaker event of Winter Quarter!

Sarah Fay (Ph.D., M.A., M.F.A.) will be speaking about her experience living with mental illness: her psychiatric experiences, diagnoses, stigmatization, and the recovery process. She emphasizes each person’s capability for full recovery and wellness. Recovery is possible.

Sarah Fay (Ph.D., M.A., M.F.A.) is a mental health advocate and the award-winning author of the journalistic memoir Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses (HarperCollins), which was an Apple Best Books pick and which The New York Times hailed as a “fiery manifesto of a memoir.” Parade Magazine recently named it one of the sixteen best mental health memoirs to read. Sarah has shared her story on NPR’s 1AOprah DailySalonWGN Morning NewsNPR’s KERA/ThinkThe Rumpus, and in The Los Angeles Times and Forbes WomenPathological was featured in ForbesmindbodygreenThrive Global, Lit HubPsychology Today, and more. She writes for many publications, including The New York TimesThe AtlanticTime, and The Paris Review, where she was an advisory editor. She’s on the faculty at Northwestern University, the founder of Pathological: The Movement, and a Certified Mental Health Peer Recovery Specialist. For more, visit www.sarahfay.org.

If you would like to attend, you can RSVP here

The event will be from 6:00-7:15 PM in A&L 103 on January 12

All attendants will earn an Honors Point

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