Saturday, January 23, 2010

Meaningful work with computers helps California man...

"A case worker at OPCC's Samoshel sat Jones down and asked him a simple question. If there was one thing that Jones could do, what would it be? The answer came easy to Jones. He wanted to become a computer whiz. A decade later, Jones is managing his mental illness, lives in his own apartment at Step Up on Second in Downtown Santa Monica, has a supportive girlfriend and is helping others like him show computers who's boss through a course at Step Up which he manages."

For more on this story, see: "Meaningful work with computers helps California man break free from his mental illness" by BA Haller from the Santa Monica Daily Press.