Daniel Fisher, psychiatrist in the Guardian with the message of total recovery from mental illness

American care is romanticized a whole lot. Most people don't have access to clinics or organizations that think like Daniel Fisher and his National Empowerment Center. Otherwise it's a good and exciting article. From the Guardian UK: Daniel Fisher was a young, idealistic man in his mid-20s, enjoying life in a hippy commune, when he... Continue Reading →

A thought about meditation

Meditation is not just a rest or retreat from the turmoil of the stream or the impurity of the world. It is a way of being the stream, so that one can be at home in both the white water and the eddies. Meditation may take one out of the world, but it also puts... Continue Reading →

Parallels in obstetrics and psychiatry – Leah Harris

It often strikes me as to how my experiences as a psychiatric survivor color most facets of my life, informing my perspectives and my choices in so many ways. When I became pregnant, I immediately knew that I did not wish to give birth in a hospital setting. Given my past history with involuntary hospitalization... Continue Reading →

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