Alternative Ways to Manage Mental Illness — Audio interview with Will Hall

On Voice America Health and Wellness: Alternative Ways to Manage Mental Illness <<< listen there Will Hall was diagnosed with schizophrenia and spent a year in San Francisco's public mental health system. Will learned to live with his voices, visions, and difficult mental states without medications, and went on to become a leading mental health... Continue Reading →

Sleeping Pills (benzos and Z-drugs) shorten life-span and a list of other adverse reactions

This is about benzos (Valium, Klonopin, Ativan, Xanax, etc) and the Z-drugs (Ambien, Lunesta) that are related to benzos. Yeah, they’re all fraught with problems.

Media madness for Tuesday

Reading material from the last few days: The Carlat Psychiatry Blog: The Psychiatrists Whupped the Psychologists -- Daniel Carlat gives some tantalizing ideas about his new book -- In doing so, I felt a bit like Salman Rushdie, whose 1988 book, Satanic Verses, so unnerved the Islamic orthodoxy that the Ayatollah Khomeini issued Rushdie a... Continue Reading →

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