The Integration of Peer Support Principles in Community Mental Health Policy and Practice: Toward Epistemic Humility
Though there are obstacles, integration of peer support is already underway thanks to change agents in the mental health system.
If one person is struggling, everyone in the family is struggling. Families need support.
Educators and parents must equip children with the necessary tools to meet the normal problems of childhood that psychiatry attempts to address.
In public health, we talk about death. But we don’t talk about grief or bereavement. We don’t study the hole left behind in the family system or social sphere.
A psychiatrist and mom reflects on teen suicide clusters in Palo Alto and discusses alternative ways to address adolescent mental health.
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Psychiatry’s depression outcomes are poor because its bio-chemical-electrical treatments are based on a depression model that science has flushed down the toilet.
This is what social media does, she says. It draws people in. It hurts people. In the worst cases, it kills people.
After decades of study, billions of dollars spent, and thousands of studies conducted, the failure to identify any genes for schizophrenia should definitively put to rest the notion that schizophrenia is a genetic disorder, according to E. Fuller Torrey.
Justin Karter interviews narrative and philosophical psychologist Mark Freeman about his vision for the future of psychology.
Revealing concerns about BetterHelp’s ability to provide quality, secure treatment—and the unresolved tensions in the science of psychotherapy that services like BetterHelp exploit.
The STAR*D Study has been cited as real-world evidence of the efficacy of antidepressants. In truth, it told of a failed paradigm of care.
On February 15th, Radio-Canada’s Enquête aired ‘Cauchemar sur ordonnance’ (translation: Nightmare on prescription), a documentary about the dangers of benzodiazepines and z-hypnotics.
Almost every week we can read articles in the media where it is said that a person has found self-understanding about his ADHD or autism diagnosis. With this, they are able to accept their specialness and understand the reasons why they are a certain way. But what is that self-understanding that diagnoses give?
As a child I experienced traumas that were so intense that I had to displace them. This caused a dissociative identity disorder (DIS) very early in my life. This had everything to do with my experiences with sexual abuse, not only in my parental family, but also by a pedosexual neighbor. In addition, it also had a huge impact on me that I was regularly the target of a number of bullies.