Lynn Nanos is a licensed independent clinical social worker who has a lot of experience as a full-time mobile emergency psychiatric clinician in Massachusetts. After graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work, she worked as an inpatient psychiatric social worker for approximately seven years. She is an active member of the National Shattering Silence Coalition that advocates for the seriously mentally ill population. She serves on its steering committee and co-chairs its communications committee.
Quora answers to psychiatric questions: https://www.quora.com/profile/Lynn-Nanos-2
A Street Social Worker Tells What It's Really Like, by Pete Earley: http://www.peteearley.com/2017/12/04/lynn-nanos-a-street-social-worker-tells-what-its-really-lik
A Clinician's Snapshot of a Revolving Door, by the Treatment Advocacy Center: http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/fixing-the-system/features-and-news/3883-a-clinicians-snapshot-of-a-revolving-door-personally-speaking-
Seeking Inpatient Treatment? The Mentally Ill Need Not Apply, by the Treatment Advocacy Center: http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/fixing-the-system/features-and-news/3987-seeking-inpatient-treatment-the-mentally-ill-need-not-apply
One Source. One Organ., by the Treatment Advocacy Center: http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/fixing-the-system/features-and-news/3929-one-source-one-organ
Illustration by Ivan Potter-Smith
As Lynn worked with editors and edited Breakdown, she thought 'I could do this!' Lynn later earned an editing certificate through the American Copy Editors Society in March 2021. Most of her editing work has been done through Upwork, which connects freelancers to clients.