Miriam Ament

Miriam Ament is the Founder and Executive Director of No Shame On U, a non-profit dedicated to eliminating the stigma associated with mental health conditions and raising awareness in the Jewish community and beyond. Over fifteen years ago, Miriam was hospitalized three times for depression and encountered stigma and isolation. She lives in Chicago with her husband, musician David Forman.

Articles by Miriam Ament

What Job Can Teach Us About Coping with Mental Health Crises

Job teaches us that helping those in overwhelming pain requires a careful balance between listening and understanding their unique agony while not making them feel too different or isolated.