Dear family and friends

I wrote this to my family and friends yesterday, many of whom know very little about what is going on with me. Dear family and friends, Some of you know some of this and some of you don't. I have reached a point in my detox where I cannot go on without professional care. I've... Continue Reading →

This is what orthomolecular medicine is about–nutrition heals!!

Short news clip on diet healing all manner of psychiatric diagnosis. Generally it's just part of the picture, but a very important part.

Healing depression and bipolar without drugs

Below is a link to an interview with a Gracelyn Guyol author of Healing Depression and Bipolar Without Drugs on Madness Radio with Will Hall. A very good primer on some of the possible causes of what get labeled as bipolar disorder and depression and how this woman learned to take care of herself through... Continue Reading →

Moving towards wellness

Well, I've talked about how the Klonopin (clonazepam) seems to be making me sick at this point and that theory seems to be holding up. It was also that theory that had my last doctor have me recklessly cold-turkey a couple of months ago. The thing is she wasn't all wrong. I am toxic on... Continue Reading →

Alternative mental health care for children!!! God please bring it to us…

From Henry Quant was just 5 years old and bedridden with chronic fevers when he began taking pills for anxiety and depression. His mother knew that the drugs helped, but they made her nervous. "The really scary part," Elizabeth Quant said, "is we don't know what these do long term." This summer, under the... Continue Reading →

Guest blogger—taking on mental health in prisons

By Sue Westwind author of the blog: The Nutrient Path Check out the rest of her blog. It's all good. Thank you Sue for letting me end the week with a good piece. I've needed a break and now my readers can feast their eyes on your wonderful thinking and writing while I continue to... Continue Reading →

Essential nutritional principles

Nutritional Know-how: Ten Essential Principles: By Dr. Alice Lee-Bloem --orthomolecular psychiatrist (published here with permission) There are thousands of nutritional companies each touting their products as being the best. The amount of information on nutritional supplements is overwhelming and almost impossible to navigate. In this maelstrom of options, it is important to follow a few... Continue Reading →

Gianna’s healing adventure

There's been another shift in my well-being. It is often said that recovery is not linear and I'm proof of that. I've had a small downturn, but I don't expect it to last and right now I already still feel better than I did for the last year in any case. I had fifteen days... Continue Reading →

My computer died yesterday and my recovery continues

The screen went completely black and upon looking into what the problem might be it turns out to be a $700 dollar fix. Which means I need a new computer. The especially irritating part of it is that this computer is just three months past it's one year warranty. It's basically a brand new computer,... Continue Reading →

I get so happy doing simple errands

I think it's undeniable at this point. I have been getting progressively better since I started with my new orthomolecular/holistic/energy worker psychiatrist. The improvement began a week into my work with her and has been a constant trend towards better.. Granted, I have set backs---days in which I still spend the majority of time in... Continue Reading →

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