LAST CALL – Online Conference: Therapy on the Wild Side – Depathologizing and Working with “Psychosis” and Extreme States of Consciousness

REPOST: last chance to enroll in this online course.

The conference will closing down to new registrations December 31st at Midnight. CEU’s are included and folks can use them for this year or next year. Thanks to the work of those who have recovered from extreme states of all sorts and also to those who have assisted them on their journeys, there now exists an ever growing resource of humane and humanizing strategies that can allow us to help folks who often have psych labels in ways that bring all of their uniqueness and personhood into the world – without stigma and without pathologizing. … [click on title to read and view more]

Free webinar: emotional CPR

Person-centered planning requires a system-wide shift in communication, as well as adaptation of recovery-oriented, trauma-informed values. This webinar will provide administrators, managers, and providers of mental health services with essential communication tools needed to transform their systems to being recovery-based and empowerment focused. Presenters will share about the components of Emotional CPR (eCPR), a public health education program developed by people with lived experience of mental health recovery. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

Beyond medication: Mental Health, Holistic Healing and Nutrition (webinar)

Kelly Brogan MD, a Mad in America blogger, is offering a webinar at Green Med Info that promises to be a wonderful and pragmatic introduction to many of the ideas I present on this blog by a psychiatrist who gets it. Nutritional approaches to healing body/mind/spirit is one very important aspect of total well-being. … [click on title for the rest of the post]