Always nice to hear from a psychiatrist who gets it

Good article by Kelly Brogan MD at Mad in America -- always nice to hear from a psychiatrist who gets it...she says: All you have to do is spend a few minutes on or to appreciate that we have created a monster. Millions of men, women, and children, the world over are suffering, without... Continue Reading →

Obey me

I got an email from Thomas Fallon. He submitted the below photograph (self-portrait). I thought it was powerful and that too many of us know what that image is conveying. It's hard for me to look at, but I've been there. Have you? … [click on title for the rest of the post]

From the protest at the American Psychiatric Association

Mental health advocate Leah Harris speaks at MindFreedom’s 2014 annual protest of the American Psychiatric Association in NYC. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

Internal Guidance

If you didn't catch my article here yesterday, Mad in America posted it, too. … [click on title to read more]

Benzodiazepine withdrawal — “it really is that bad”

"Unless you've been through it, it's impossible to know how bad it is." What Matt Samet talks about in this video is sadly the truth. Those of us who get protracted withdrawal issues come to know an alienation and isolation that no one should know is even possible. If you are someone who has found themselves in that place I've written quite a lot about it: The isolation and sense of abandonment many people deal with when sick with protracted withdrawal illness. While it's a very painful and lonely process one can work with this in many ways and people do come out the other side of it.

My mini memoir at Mad in America

Everything Matters: a Memoir From Before, During and After Psychiatric Drugs New article up at Mad in America... check it's got before and after pictures...of me... [click title for link]

On Mad in America — Neurotoxic vs. Brain-Boosting: Psychiatric Drugs (CORRECTED LINK)

If you missed it on this blog it's on Mad in America now...

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