An Unconventional Mother’s Day Tribute to an Unconventional Mom

This lovely memorial is by Diane D'Angelo. Diane E. D'Angelo, MS, worked as Gestalt therapist for many years before leaving the profession in 2001. She now works in communications and public affairs. She writes for Voices of Arizona and Divine Caroline, and is a passionate advocate for alternatives to conventional psychiatric treatment. My mother, Eliese... Continue Reading →

Nature laughs

"Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.  Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of nature, the living cell of the plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life." -- Thomas Edison

Change labeling on benzodiazepines

Benzo victims have gotten together to submit a petition to the FDA to change the labeling on benzo packaging. The very serious risks of extended disability due to addiction and withdrawal to this class of drugs is not widely recognized. Please sign this petition and support these proposed changes. You can download a PDF to... Continue Reading →

We’ve been bamboozled

One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we've been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We're no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It is simply too painful to acknowledge -- even to ourselves -- that we've been so credulous.... Continue Reading →

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