Deconstructing Mental Illness with Poetry: a Book Reading with Neesa Sunar

[TRIGGER WARNING: descriptions of suicide, psychosis, rape, domestic violence and eating disorders.] Join Neesa Sunar in her reading of poems from her new book, “Memories of Psychosis: Poems on the Mental Illness Experience.” She will use her poetry as a springboard for discussions on mental illness conditions, imparting a message of compassion for those suffering. Societal stigma and the need for a civil rights movement for mental illness will also be discussed.