Peers Helping Peers Featuring The Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community featured in SAMHSA Recovery to Pratice.
Howard D. Trachtman is the co-executive director of the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community and the owner of www.warmline.org
Howard D. Trachtman's quotes in media:
Noncrisis line lends a wise, sympathetic ear for troubled callers
Shooting renews debate about public housing; Officials worry about mixing elderly, disabled.
Noise dispute eyed in Brighton murder
Decision blasts judge's order to force abortion Ruling to 'coax' mentally ill woman sparks outrage [archived]
Spare Change Newspaper
Incommunicado: Mental Health Wards Restrict Access to Email
Mental Health Patient Rights: Survivors Gather to Show Support
Partners offers hope and inclusion for Jews with psychiatric conditions
includes photo and this blurb:
"Howard Trachtman, 33, of Waltham, also has a bipolar disorder. He began attending Shabbat services when the Pearlmans, members of Temple Emunah, began to personally invite him to join them. He said that the program changes people's perceptions by allowing them to meet in small groups." ... "Individuals can make a difference in some's life.", Trachtman concluded.
More of Howard Trachtman in the media:
Recovery is Real: Patient-Turned-Mentor Shares Story of Hope and Offers Support to Others
Howard Trachtman quoted in Boston Globe and Herald, August 2011.
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"These incidents are very rare,.. said mental health advocate Howard
Trachtman. There are many crimes committed by people without mental
illness, and you don't hear about all the people [with mental health
problems who are] doing well in mixed complexes...
I spoke to the reporter at length and am glad he used this quote.
When a person with mental helath issues commits a crime, it is in the lead
paragraph, but not mentioned when person doesn't have a history.
Boston Herald article:
Howard Trachtman, director of the Greater Boston affiliate of the
National Alliance on Mental Illness, said for those with mental
illness: "This is housing that is available to them to help them live
independently. I don't want to take that away from them.
Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS
Home/office (781) 642-0368
Channel 5 on mental health services budget cuts:
Rock Into Recovery featured in the Boston Herald 9/22/12.
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