A Well World: We Need One Another

No man is an island,
No man stands alone,
Each man’s joy is joy to me,
Each man’s grief is my own
We need one another.

So begins Joan Baez’s adaptation of John Donne’s brief 1624 poem. The words are simple but profound, and they express a basic value of The Well Community: No one is alone. “Community” is what we do.

Being connected is so important to each of us, but even more so for those who feel they live on an isolated island of mental illness where no one knows or cares about their joys and griefs. Continue reading