The Myth of the Chemical Cure: The Politics of Psychiatric Drug Treatment

This won't contain new information for long time readers of this blog, but gratefully, Beyond Meds is always finding new readers. This contains a good synopsis of a lot of the issues surrounding the high prevalence of psychiatric drug use in the mental illness system and why it's not good medicine. … [click on title to read more]

Letting go: the ecstasy of surrender

"Trust the moment. It might not be what you thought, but it is what is." Surrender is another way of saying accepting what is in this moment since there isn't much you can do with most of it. I have a collection of posts that consider this idea and practice here on Beyond Meds. I really like and resonate strongly with the concept of surrender. I'd say it's one of my central practices now. … [click on title to read more]

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