The Reality of “High Functioning” Depression

By Margot Harris. The day I turned in my master’s thesis, I woke up early. I curled my hair and applied a generous coat of makeup — even making time for contouring and setting spray. I posed for pictures with a school friend; we beamed, holding our freshly printed and...

Recovery is Possible: Scott Bowmer

By Emalee Gillis, NAMI Spokane Blog Editor. Ten years ago, Scott Bowmer, currently from Spokane, faced a key moment in his journey with a mental health condition. He was on a merchant ship that was sailing near Korea. His job was to help drive the ship. He wasn’t...