My Recovery from Schizoaffective disorder

Recovering from schizoaffective disorder was a moment to moment battle that I fought every day. There were many losses and also a number of victories as I struggled through the trauma, social dysfunction, OCD, mania, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia symptoms, and everything else that was hampering me.

My Son is Homeless

My son is a 42 year old homeless man who lives on the streets of West Oakland. This is not only our story, most homeless people that you see have a family somewhere.

Things I haven’t said

Michael Herrington recalls his childhood of growing up with a stutter. Commonly misunderstood, living with a speech impediment can affect you in many ways often invisible to the listener.

Giving up Alcohol

I stand for a while with the glass in my hand, and then I throw it against the wall. Giving up alcohol is tough but I'm one day off four months sober.

Not In The Pink

When visual artist Tina Martel was diagnosed with Stage 2B breast cancer she decided to document everything. 'Not in the Pink' details her experiences.