Denise Baynham, left, has struggled with schizophrenia for most of her adult life; she hears voices that tell her to harm or kill herself. She is assistant director of Side, Inc., a peer-run organization that serves Wyandotte County, Kansas, residents with severe and persistent mental illness. Baynham and Side, Inc., director Cherie Bledsoe talk as they wrap up their day.
Jill Toyoshiba, Kansas City Star/MCT
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