NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania, in collaboration with City of Asylum, is pleased to announce a new author series titled, "Stories That Heal." This free monthly event features local authors who have written books about their experience with mental illness. Authors will read excerpts from their book and participate in a Q&A session with opportunities for audience questions.
April's event will feature Jordan Corcoran, founder of Listen, Lucy and author of Write It Out! (Rescheduled from March)
RSVP here: http://www.alphabetcity.org/events/stories-that-heal/
Note: The sidewalk coming from Federal Street isn't accessible due to construction barriers. Please use Reddour Street instead for accessibility needs, as this entrance is equipped with ramps and accessible automatic doors.
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Bus Line Information - http://www.alphabetcity.org/about-us/transportation-buses-bikes/
ASL interpretation will be provided by Sign Language Interpreting Professionals (SLIP). Large print signs will be near the entrance. Elevator and accessible bathrooms available.
Event will be live-streamed. Closed captioning to follow.
If any additional accommodations are needed, please contact Nicole Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Author
Nationally recognized motivational speaker, mental health advocate, and author, Jordan Corcoran (founder of Listen, Lucy) is a Mercyhurst College graduate with a story to share. During her freshman year, she was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. After going through a difficult struggle with coming to terms and learning to cope, Jordan created an outlet where people can openly and candidly share their own personal challenges and struggles. She is the author of Listen Lucy Volume 1, has been featured on Today.com and UpWorthy for her self-love campaigns, and was a keynote speaker at NAMI and other mental health organizations. Her mission is simple: she wants to create a less judgmental and more accepting world.