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Steve L. has for many years dedicated himself to fighting the stigma of mental illness. He was one of the original participants in the National Institute of Mental Health’s “Real Men, Real Depression” campaign. He is a past president of the DBSA Boston where he maintains an active role as member and facilitator. Today he continues to guest lecture at colleges and universities as an advocate for mental health and wellness. He’s also a published poet and essayist.

Everett P. came to DBSA Boston 27 years ago and has spent a third of his lifetime helping thousands of DBSA members find hope and support through his leadership and group facilitation. He is known for his consistent support and guidance—no matter what kind of day he’s having—to help fellow group members lead their own unlimited lives.