About Alyssa

Alyssa Cypher, MPA is a radical mental health community organizer, activist, writer, and self-appointed “professional crazy person.”

She is the founder of  Inside Our Minds, a radical mental health collective that provides subsidized, community-based mental health programming to the Pittsburgh area.

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Writing: Radical Mental Health & Madness in Pittsburgh

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Note: This blog was originally posted on Inside Our Minds on February 18th, 2020. Instability in Six Colors is Rachel Kallem Whitman’s first publication on mental health, available today! Inside Our Minds scored an advance copy through secret channels (or because Rachel presented the widely popular […]