A collection of posts exploring what consent and choice in mental health care looks like today and what it might look like in the future when more meaningful alternatives are actually made available. This post will be part of the navigation menus at the top of Beyond Meds.
Update: the site redesign is essentially complete. It’s looking very different if you’ve not taken a peak yet, please do. (some of you are reading this by subscription rather than on site) I will continue to tweak little bits as I always do with all the various site permutations of design since the beginning. — The drop-down menus have been streamlined and simplified. They’re always a good place to start when looking for something on the site. There is also a search box and a archives by the month in the right column. The site can now stand alone as a resource. …
I continue to be pleased to know this blog is being used as the resource I’d hoped it would become.
Below is a very simple but elegant breathing exercise shared by Dr. Weil. — Also some additional links on sleeping and insomnia and how to reframe possible problems in that domain.
This will be posted in the navigation drop-down menu section for easy access. – Below this introduction are a list of the anniversary posts I’ve written each year since I came off psychiatric drugs. They are pieces that consider the entire process and what it’s meant to me.
Taking a break to reallocate energies.
Someone has stated a concern that I am not clear enough about my level of expertise and says I don’t have any authority to say what I’m saying. So this is my disclaimer: I am a human being. I read and study and experience life. I am not a doctor and never claim to be.