Corinna West

a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and community organizer. . Corinna is also a performance artist, and her shows explore emotional distress as a temporary and transformative experiences. She has survived homelessness and 12 psychiatric diagnoses and is an Olympic Judo Team Member with a Masters Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She founded Wellness Wordworks in 2008 where the recovery community can provide internet skills and business opportunities to their peers.
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How Do You Live at the Intersection of Love and Outrage?

How Do You Live at the Intersection of Love and Outrage? Me with Pat Deegan and her hot nephew Justin at Alternatives

Maybe I never needed a psychiatric label at all BY CORINNA, ON JUNE 21ST, 2011 The short version of this story is that I gave up on my dreams. That’s why my first recovery story was called, “Taking Back the Dreams.” It’s shown below as videoed by the National Empowerment Center after I rode my bike to Alternatives 2009 in Omaha, NE. I also had a spiritual crises around that time in my life, was using pot, and didn’t have a lot of friends and meaningful connections.

The short version of this story is that I gave up on my dreams. That's why my first recovery story was called, “Taking Back the Dreams.

Corrina West shares her four word poem with the audience at Park University during Poetry for Personal Power.

Corrina West shares her four word poem with the audience at Park University during Poetry for Personal Power.

Corinna West

The Tim Murphy mental health bill: More expensive and less effective. It replaces services which promote recovery with corporate subsidies.

short review of the Tim Murphy mental health bill. I show the research that was left out when the bill was written, how advocates can approach the issue, and what the main problem with ignoring the research will be.

The Tim Murphy mental health bill: More expensive and less effective. It replaces services which promote recovery with corporate subsidies.

Complete Mental Health Recovery is Simple - a speech given by Corinna West about her recovery from schizophrenia and 11 other psychiatric diagnoses.

Complete Mental Health Recovery is Simple - a speech given by Corinna West about her recovery from schizophrenia and 11 other psychiatric diagnoses.

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The Tim Murphy mental health bill: More expensive and less effective. It replaces services which promote recovery with corporate subsidies.

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