Critique of our drug culture

Some excerpts from a piece off the Huffington Post by Francesca  Biller-Safron It's difficult to remember when the slightly abnormal and "normal" physical and mental characteristics began hysterically calling for immediate medications in order to stop, start, maintain or prevent anything from happening at all, with some side effects worse than the diagnoses itself.... ...There... Continue Reading →

Criticism about mental health screening—from a very surprising source!!

On Medical News Today!! This rocks. I would never expect such spot on critique from them!! There is a frenzied push by mental health providers--almost all of whom have financial ties to psychotropic drug manufacturers--to persuade government to adopt a policy of screening teenagers and women for depression. The women being targeted at this juncture... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. -- M. Scott Peck

The best natural healer turns out to be nature

All those kids with ADHD and bipolar disorder?? How do they (in general) spend most of their time? On video games and other passive engagement. Not the way we did when we were kids running around all over the place in the great outdoors. Nature is an important part of everyone's life and we cut... Continue Reading →

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