On children

I had this poem taped on the wall of my bedroom above my bed from about the age of 12 until I moved out of the house to go to college. It was a rebel voice for me---it spoke to me of the freedom I knew should be mine. Ironically enough, as an adult I... Continue Reading →

Survivor mission…

Pat Deegan who I've mentioned on this site before speaks in this video of her experience of being diagnosed with schizophrenia and recovering. She also talks about what all of us who have been labeled with a psychiatric diagnosis experience---the loss of identity as it's handed over to us being our disease. I met Pat... Continue Reading →

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