The Mental Health Association of Portland welcomes Jenny Westberg to join its board of directors.
Jenny Westberg is a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon. She currently writes for Demand Studios and blogs for a personal injury attorney. She also writes for Examiner.com as Portland Mental Health Examiner. For the past three years she has edited the Paragram, the newsletter of the Oregon Paralegal Association.
Jenny has a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. During the last several months she has moved from isolation into involvement, advocacy, and discovering her own human dignity. She believes that mental health challenges do not need to hold you back.