Saturday, October 23, 2021

Weekend Edition: October 23 – 24

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People Don’t Recover So Spectacularly from Criminal Psychiatry

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Psychiatry and Catholicism have too much in common, both founded by men, upon questionable source materials. I knew I was in danger, not being helped.
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Remembering Darby Penney — A Fierce Advocate for Justice and Human Rights

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Celia Brown, Ron Bassman, and Peter Stastny mourn the loss of Darby Penney, who fought to transform the mental health system in New York.
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A Dystopian Vision of Psychiatry’s Future

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As a psychiatric survivor, I was stunned to see a medical professional describe a dystopian nightmare as a vision of progress for psychiatric medicine.
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Peer Respite: Why It Should be Everyone’s Concern

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My intent with this blog is to compare some lessons learned from my recent medical crisis response to a similar peer-run respite response.

RIP: Ed White – Advocate, Researcher and Supporter

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It is with great sadness that we write about the loss of one of our colleagues from the psychiatric drug withdrawal community; Doctor Ed White.
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Fate of a Whistleblower: I Spoke Out About Abrupt Med Withdrawal

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A rapid withdrawal can be very dangerous and even deadly. You do not solve the problem by firing those who point this out, but that happened to me.

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How the Grave Convincingly Claims It’s His Only Hope for Change by Jordana Chana Mayim

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Watch the recording of our latest Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal Town Hall, aired live on August 13, 2021.