Mental health, addictions take center stage at New York Fashion Week
Authored by Janelle Marshallick
One of the models for a new recovery runway event during NYFW was Deni Carise, the chief scientific officer at Recovery Centers of America, a network of drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in the US, who recounted her journey to recovery after being hooked to drugs when she began to model in the 1980s.
Carise, now a clinical psychologist and psychiatry professor at the University of Pennsylvania, said that though it was her modeling career, drug use, addiction and her recovery that had led her to this point, she had never imagined that she would have the opportunity to walk down the runway sober.
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