Author Archives: Joseph Alex Martin

About Joseph Alex Martin

Joseph Alex Martin is a Copeland Center-certified Mental Health Recovery including Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Advanced Level Facilitator. Joseph began utilizing his own WRAP in 2008 following his certification as a Peer Support Specialist. Joseph was a Certified Peer Support Specialist in Pennsylvania for 9 1/2 years, and is now living in New Jersey and working in New York. In his role as a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Joseph supports the recovery of his peers in their plans to take action to recover wellness in their lives.

Travel

Over the past few years, I have had to do lots of traveling between conferences, trainings, and the occasional getaway. One thing that I specialize in is finding the best values when I travel. Now, thanks to TRVL, I can … Continue reading

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7 Chakra Healing Bracelet

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Personal Note…

For those who aren’t connected with me on Facebook, you may not have heard some personal news that has had me shaken for the past few days. On Tuesday morning, my mother passed away. (obituary) I would classify what I … Continue reading

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Alternatives Conference 2016

This week, I had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Alternatives Conference in San Diego, CA. The title comes from the title of Judi Chamberlin’s 1978 book, On Our Own: Patient-Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System. This year marked … Continue reading

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Reflections

Over the past month, there have been many times that have taken their toll. I dream of a country where everyone would treat everyone with unconditional high regard, accepting everyone for who they are without question; where no one felt … Continue reading

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Orlando VLog…

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Orlando

This morning, what has been dubbed the worst mass shooting in American history occurred in the still of the night in Orlando. At least 50 people are dead, at least 53 people are wounded. Another senseless act of violence that … Continue reading

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What Are You Thinking: Let's Think Again

The anti-stigma campaign Let’s Think Again was launched on Tuesday, April 5th. Check out the video, take the stigma quiz to check  your stigma knowledge, and sign the pledge to help society start to think again! #wayt #WhatAreYouThinking #LetsThinkAgain

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step: How I Took That Step

The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step: How I Took That Step appears in the Winter 2016 issue of People First Magazine.

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