Fattened by pills

Psychiatric pills that is. An article by Paula Caplan in the Boston Globe: It is striking that the weight of many Americans has ballooned just as the prescribing of psychiatric drugs has surged. The Obesity Society categorizes nearly two-thirds of adult Americans as overweight, the average weight of an adult having increased since 1960 by... Continue Reading →

How to Create Madness In Prisons – Kupers

The psychiatric survivor consumer movement doesn't talk enough about prisons and mental health, but we need to. Our natural allies are community harm reduction organizers, restorative justice, and activism against the prison industrial complex. Mainstream mental health advocates emphasize how lack of treatment ends up getting people in jail. This is partly right - and... Continue Reading →

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