Caty’s story of recovery and empowerment through peer support at the Freedom Center

An original piece by Caty with her permission to reprint: I remember therapy. I remember the array of their tasteful, decorative little offices, all the little tchotchkes that were supposed to demarcate the small variations among their bourgeois personalities. Were they a sensitive New Age therapist was the office bedecked in fuchsia quilts and crystal... Continue Reading →

Very scary microchip tells docs if you’re taking your meds!!

Okay this is damn scary and you know people like Treatment Advocacy Center and NAMI are going to be all over it. It's a forced medication philosophy's wet dream. This is hard-core, big brother stuff and you know it will be marketed real hard here in America if some people have their way. Microchip that... Continue Reading →

Calamari on the cooking blog

Go to Yes, We Cook! for the recipe. By the way. Everything I will put on the cooking blog are highly nutritious organic meals. So that is one of my interests, though cooking has always been a passion.

ECT has never been FDA approved!!

From Vince Boehm's email list: I'm in shock.  Really in  shock.  I never thought I'd see this. It may come as a shock to some of you; but, Shock machines have never been approved by the FDA for safety or efficacy. These were "grandfathered" into the system when the FDA assumed jurisdiction over these items... Continue Reading →

Severity Of Post-Stay Depression in ICU May Be Predicted By Use Of Benzodiazepines

This of course comes as no surprise to those of us who have suffered at the hand of benzos. Especially those of us who have only taken benzos. These docs should be querying us---they would learn sooo much!! We KNOW that benzos cause depression in a good percentage of anyone using benzos not just those... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

Forget safety.  Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation.  Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on, I'll be mad. - Rumi

Psoriasis: another analogy of how treatment of so-called “chronic” conditions is out of control

From a comment on another post a reader brings up the issue of psoriasis and how a deadly drug, Raptiva, has just been removed from the market. I actually thought about posting on it because I've suffered from psoriasis most of my life but found that holistic health practices healed that for me too! So... Continue Reading →

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