Beyond Meds: “Healer Heal Thyself”


Monica Cassani writes in “Beyond Meds” about the general lack of self-awareness among mental health treaters and the consequent lack of a recovery orientation and of over-medication. She writes that, though there is a place for medication in crisis management, even in an ideal system, but “I now know hundreds of people who have been told they would need drugs for the rest of their lives who have freed themselves from the drugs who are now doing far better without them.”

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