Getting healthy

I find it ironic that practicing simple healthy habits is called “alternative” health and/or medicine. I’m not using “alternative” health modalities. I’m getting healthy without medication after conventional medical treatment with drugs profoundly wrecked my wellbeing. Our language obfuscates. It’s quite Orwellian, in fact. Getting healthy in my mind means returning to or rediscovering what being... Continue Reading →

The future of mental health care is now

Dina Tyler is making it happen in the system right now. This is what a peer specialist looks like. We are the ones who can make the system transform. We know, better than anyone, how to help one another and, more importantly, how to help ourselves.--Dina Tyler is working in the system. Anyone who thinks change cannot happen from within hasn't met people like Dina. I'm for change happening wherever the movers and the shakers dare to go. Inside and outside...there are no rules for us! The only rule is to deeply and profoundly become ourselves. -- She also makes it clear that in her life that resistance and non-compliance is what allowed for her recovery.… [click on title for the rest of the post]

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