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Free Webinar: Telling Your Mental Health Recovery Story

Words have immense power. Whether they are the inscription on the Statue of Liberty or a love letter to your sweetest and dearest, words matter, and stories move people. If you are ready (or… nearly ready) to tell your mental health recovery story, this informative and entertaining webinar by OC87 Recovery Diaries Editor in Chief Gabriel Nathan is for you.


  1. Helpful tips about the art of storytelling (yes, it is an art)
  2. Some important, general do’s and don’ts
  3. Thoughts about pitching ideas to publications
  4. Tips for incorporating humor into your recovery story

Gabriel Nathan is an author, editor, actor, playwright, director and a lover of commas. For five years, he worked at Montgomery County Emergency Service, Inc. (MCES), a non-profit crisis psychiatric hospital in the capacity of Allied Therapist and later as Development Specialist. At MCES, he created innovative programs such as a psychiatric visiting nurse program, a suicide prevention collaboration with SEPTA, and an Inpatient Concert Series that brought professional performing artists to entertain the patients and enrich their inpatient experience. While at MCES, Gabe also produced and directed a full-scale production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town with the staff of the hospital, as an exercise in teamwork, empathy-building, and creative expression. Gabe serves on the Board of Directors of the Thornton Wilder Society and is Editor of its newsletter. He lives in a suburb of Philadelphia with his wife, twins, a Herbie the Love Bug replica, and a basset hound named Tennessee.




Live on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern

This webinar is a live, 45-minute seminar with a PowerPoint presentation followed by a Q&A moderated by Gabe Howard, host of The Psych Central Show podcast. There is no charge for the webinar, but registration is required. All registrants will receive a link to the recording.


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Free Webinar: Telling Your Mental Health Recovery Story

Gabe Howard

Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations, available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from the author. To learn more about Gabe, please visit his website,

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Howard, G. (2018). Free Webinar: Telling Your Mental Health Recovery Story. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 30, 2020, from
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Last updated: 8 Jul 2018 (Originally: 21 May 2018)
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