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 local activists and advocates with perspectives “outside” mental health.

Listen to Stories

Performance

Our Anonymous Open Mic Series, where people can share their stories anonymously or publicly on stage.

Experience Stories

Community

Community events, where people can connect with peers and speak openly about lived experience.

Share Your Story

Interested in Sharing Your Story? Want to Get Involved?

Meet Our Team

Several Crazy People, Dedicated to Shouting Loudly About Radical Mental Health

ALYSSA CYPHER

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

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.

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.

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