An Austin Man Hopes Sharing Mental Health Stories Will Open Doors for Others | KUOW News and Information

An Austin Man Hopes Sharing Mental Health Stories Will Open Doors for Others

Jan 26, 2017
Originally published on January 26, 2017 10:10 am

People keep secrets for a lot of reasons. Imagine not feeling like you could share something fundamental about yourself with the people in your life. That’s the situation for many people diagnosed with a mental illness. They fear the misunderstanding, judgment or rejection that could come with sharing the details of their situation with others.  

Austin Clubhouse provides rehabilitation and support for adults who have severe and persistent mental illness, with treatment that focuses on quality of life issues. Member Jesse McCrum sat down with KUT to discuss his experience and the impact the Clubhouse has had on his life. 

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