What We Do

We Elevate The Voices of People with Lived Experience of Mental Illness and Madness

Interviews

Anonymous and uncensored interviews by people with lived experience in the Pittsburgh region.

Read Stories

Podcast

A podcast featuring people with various mental health diagnoses discussing symptoms, stigma, and more.

Listen to Stories

Events

Our Anonymous Open Mic Series, where community volunteers perform anonymous story submissions.

Experience Stories

Community

Mental Health Cafe, where people can connect with peers and speak openly about mental illness.

Share Your Story

Interested in Sharing Your Story? Want to Get Involved?

Meet Our Team

Several Crazy People, Dedicated to Shouting Loudly About Mental Illness

ALYSSA CYPHER

Executive Director
As a “Professional Crazy Person,” Alyssa has made it her mission in life to start conversations about mental illness as much as possible.

Kate Langford

Lead Team Member
Kate has followed the interviews from Inside Our Minds from its start and is excited to have the opportunity to have an active part on the team.

Shaun Hartley

Lead Team Member and Editor
Shaun is a man of few words and short bios.

Amilia Arnold

Lead Team Member and Media Cinematographer
Amilia is a mish mash of what the heck, oh my god, and why would you do that.

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