Phil Wyzik

Phil Wyzik

Phil Wyzik is CEO of Monadnock Services in Keene.


Going far together: A new way to look at mental health

By: - September 20, 2023

Mental health professionals like me often write about things such as the discrimination we call stigma, or the need for greater awareness of and funding for treatment services, or the powerful, life-changing work accomplished by treatment and service professionals every day throughout our state and nation. While all this is solidly true, let’s think about […]

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Stigma around mental illness needs to be dismantled

By: - November 7, 2022

Anyone who gets a first-hand glimpse into experiencing the health challenges brought on by mental illness soon comes to see how often these afflictions and the people who face them are misunderstood, maligned, dismissed, or distrusted. Whether your vantage point is that of a professional like me, a family member of someone who suffers, or […]

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No longer ‘alien to our affections’ – commentary

By: - June 21, 2022

At the invitation of Monadnock Family Services, writer David Blistein, co-director Erik Ewers, and producer Julie Coffman showed a 30 minute preview of the four-hour film they call “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” in Keene recently. Interesting as the filmmakers were to the audience, the impact in the room belonged to Yanerry, a […]