The accidental addict –documentary: benzodiazepines in the news

The Accidental Addict (NZ news magazine) Assignment programme from 1995 dealing with the issue of iatrogenic benzodiazepine dependence. This is a 15 year old documentary. Why in hell are doctors still handing this crap out like candy? This phenomena of severe benzodiazepine withdrawal and post-withdrawal syndrome has been known about for two decades at least! The... Continue Reading →

Psychiatric drugging of children — part 1 and 2

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US - Part I by Evelyn Pringle-- The United States has become the psychiatric drugging capital of the world for kids with children being medicated at a younger and younger age. Medicaid records in some states show infants less than a year old on drugs for mental... Continue Reading →

Some of the senators in Florida are really fighting for the rights of kids in foster care

The senate in Florida are talking about the rampant drugging of children in foster care. This is a nation wide problem that is being focused on in Florida because of the suicide of a young child in foster care who was grossly overmedicated. These senators will hopefully influence the rest of the country in questioning... Continue Reading →

The new drug of choice for children–Risperdal

From CBS news here is a video I could not watch because my wireless is screwed right now. Please let me know what it says. Here is a comment from an email group reporting on it: Just watched coverage on mainstream media (CBS Evening News tonight) of dangers of Risperdal to address behavioral problems in... Continue Reading →

The Wind Never Lies — recovery from bipolar

Steven Morgan has now contributed to this website a number of times. His writing is all inspired and I'm always grateful when he allows me to publish a piece of his. This piece I solicited recently. It is my favorite piece of work he's granted me the right to publish. It's something he's worked on... Continue Reading →

Dissociation and trauma arise

The post I wrote the other day about the pain, physical and mental that I have in "spells." But only have vague memories of afterward? It's struck me that I'm dealing with dissociation---a pretty classic sort of it too. I'm also realizing that I'm confronting ancient pain from childhood and while at first that freaked... Continue Reading →

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