LGBTQIA+ Peer Respites: The Personal is Political
Peer respites have great value. Affinity peer respites—such as an LGBTQIA+ peer respite—may have even more.
Medically-Assisted Suicide Is Not a Win for Mental Health
Medically assisting someone in suiciding because they’re poor or experiencing mental or emotional distress does not value life; it shows a blatant disregard for it.
Emotional Crisis Response: The Peer-Run Respite/Soteria House Approach Compared to the Conventional Approach
The peer respite/Soteria house model responds to emotional crisis with compassion and curiosity, rather than pathologizing.
Critical Psychiatry Textbook, Chapter 7: Psychosis (Part Two)
Peter Gøtzsche reviews the evidence that psychosis pills substantially increase mortality.
One Pill To Disrupt: Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal and the Marital Relationship
The suicidality that accompanies akathisia is the natural human impulse to escape being tortured. To save my wife, the woman I love, I was forced to argue for her continued torture.
Mad Poetry Slam!
Poets with lived experience with mental distress are invited to perform their poetry live at MIA's Mad Poetry Slam on Zoom on May 7th, 12PM EST.