From the All Party Parliamentary Group on Prescribed Drug Dependence: The report reveals the disturbing scale of the problem in England and makes several urgent recommendations.
From USA TODAY: Eli Lilly vigorously shielded the payment for more than two decades, defying a Louisville judge who fought to reveal it because he said it swayed the jury's verdict.
From ACEs Connection: " shared with us that while he is gratified that the study has finally begun to inform current healthcare practices, he...
From Yale School of Medicine: The goal is not necessarily to get rid of the voices, said one of the project's directors, but to empower voice-hearers with the skills to influence those experiences.
From Fugitive Psychiatrist: I can’t believe I have patients walking around on 800mg of this stuff. There’s no way in good conscience I could dose this BID unless a patient consented to 20 hours of sleep a day.
From the Findhorn Foundation: I had been trying to think my way through something that needed to be felt and engaged with spiritually. As soon as I partnered with the larger energetic system I am a part of, it helped me with the needed answers.
From The Baltimore Sun: It has taken me until now, nearly three decades after his death, to fully understand how childhood trauma crept up and destroyed him.
From The Washington Post: The CDC opioid-prescribing guideline authors acknowledged that medical experts don’t really know what happens to people forced to taper suddenly from high dosages.
From VICE: Climate grief feels like trying to warn everyone of a massive government conspiracy to kill us all, except it’s a conspiracy that’s in the news; that everyone already knows about, and no one really minds.
From the Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry: Far from undermining our findings, the critique by Hayes et al. provides us with a unique opportunity to address important issues that were not covered in our original paper.
From The Guardian: Violence in relation to mental health service users should be seen as a direct consequence of the slow violence of inadequate policy and antiquated treatment.
From Lown Institute: It wasn’t until Steve was admitted to the hospital for multi-organ failure that a gastroenterologist set him on a path to deprescribe his psychiatric medications.
From The BMJ Opinion: The highest proportion of patients receiving prescriptions for antidepressants and opioids is located in areas of greatest social deprivation.
From the American Psychological Association "Speaking of Psychology" podcast: We know that all human behavior is an interaction between a human being and the circumstances or situations in which they find themselves.
From Big Think: Other societies are not so frightened by the prospect of madness or even certified psychosis, and are much more likely to see it as a special ability to be nurtured.
From New Statesman: Mindfulness has become the perfect coping mechanism for neoliberal capitalism: it privatises stress and tells people to locate the root of mental ailments in their own work ethic.
From Nature: Speaking fees for "celebrity" psychologists "begin at $10,000 and can go as high as $100,000," says American motivational speaker Dave Sheffield.
From STAT: Sexuality can be understood through the 'dancing model.' Dancing, like sex, requires having a body, but no one would study the art of ballet by cracking open Gray’s Anatomy.
From the American Psychological Association: The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic. Psychological science has demonstrated that social contagion is real.
From The Conversation: There is no empathy for the impact of history on Indigenous people in Australia...We are yet to come to terms with our entangled history and how to begin a process of truth-telling.
From Uplift: "The Western culture has consistently ignored the birth of the healer. Consequently, there will be a tendency... to keep trying as many people as possible in an attempt to get somebody's attention."
From Hawai'i Public Radio: Mauna Kea has been a catalyst for native Hawaiians to seek emotional healing – and in ways that traditional western interventions don’t provide.
From openDemocracy: Our internal and external crises are reinforcing and amplifying each other, creating a situation full of risk. How do we interrupt this dynamic?
From Phoenix New Times: "This incident exposes systemic problems within Arizona jails and prisons in which people are dehumanized, abused, and treated unjustly," said a spokesperson for the ACLU of Arizona.
From the Daily Mail: U.K. Health watchdog NICE has announced a review of treatments for depression, which may include an update on guidelines for use of ECT.