Army warns against benzos and antipsychotics in PTSD: they can “intensify symptoms and lead to addiction”

I've written at length about the iatrogenic PTSD a lot of the people I network with exhibit once withdrawing from psychiatric drugs. In my experience in the withdrawal boards online the drugs that we see causing these issues most often are antidepressants and benzodiazepines, but people withdrawing from antipsychotics are simply much less represented in... Continue Reading →

Anti-Depressants May Be Doing More Harm Than Good (ya think?)

From Medical News Today, for anyone reading this blog who has yet to be convinced that psychiatric drugs are neurotoxic and cause harm especially when used long-term. There is a video with the study's author at the bottom of this post. I wonder if the fact that some significant minority of people become completely disabled for various lengths of time when withdrawing from these drugs will ever hit the media? They really only cover some of the vast array of possible problems while on them as well in this article....

We are made for Light

I've never regretted my journey to drug freedom and now beyond, because even though I am sick I now have access to a joy I never had on drugs. I have access to the full spectrum of the emotions that make us human and it took that access to heal on a foundational level. And... Continue Reading →

Rethinking Madness

An exciting new book is now available by Paris Williams, Rethinking Madness: Towards a Paradigm Shift in our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis This is an important contribution to the literature because those of us who have experienced psychosis are recovering and thriving all the time and yet we remain invisible. As long as there... Continue Reading →

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