Lecture: “From Restraints to Recognition: Thriving with Mental Illness” — Melody Moezzi ’01 — April 7

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is joining with the Muslim Student Association and Active Minds to bring Melody Moezzi for a talk today, Tuesday, April 7th. Melody is a 2001 Wesleyan grad, who does a lot of speaking and activism around stigma reduction.  She wrote a book called War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims and her new memoir is called Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life.  She is excited to come to Wes to speak about living with mental illness, cultural barriers to help-seeking, and living with stigma.

The talk will take place at 7 PM on Tuesday April 7th in the Daniel Family Commons. Copies of her new book will be available, and light refreshments will be served.