Becca Shaw Glaser is co-editor and author of Mindful Occupation: Rising Up Without Burning Out (AK Press), a booklet on engaging in activism while caring for oneself. Her nonfiction and poetry have been published via The Icarus Project, in Off Our Backs, Lemon Hound, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Birdfeast, among other publications.
Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.