William Arendell, LCSW and Daniel Fisher, MD, PhD

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2017-08-23 19:00 - 2017-08-23 20:00

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Dr. Fisher obtained a PhD in biochemistry, to discover the so-called chemical basis of mental health conditions. While carrying out neurochemical research at NIMH, Dan was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He recovered, and to humanize the mental health system became a psychiatrist and has worked for 35 years as a community psychiatrist, co-founder and CEO of the National Empowerment Center, a member of the New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, president of the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery, and a professor at U. Mass Dept. of Psychiatry. He is one of the developers and trainers of Emotional CPR. He is finishing a book about his journey and that of our movement called “heartbeats of hope.”