This page has been established to honor the life and legacy of Pat Risser, a pioneer of the psychiatric disability movement and a passionate advocate for human rights and social justice. Please click on the titles below which are links to the documents. Pat Risser (1952 - 2016)
Pat Risser's Obituary
Pat Risser's final blog: "The T Word"
A Tribute to Pat by his colleague Diana Spore
Tribute to Pat by the Recovery is Beautiful Advisory Committee
Attorney and co-founder of the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights Jim Gottstein reflects on Pat Risser.
OhioMHAS Training and Development Video honoring Pat as a "true advocate and activist for human rights and social justice." Pat was integral in the training created for Ohio Peer Supporters.
Pat Risser's webpage