Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Judy Meyer: Holistic Mental Health Practitioner and Mental Health Advocate

1
Judy Meyer is a holistic mental health practitioner, mental health advocate and founder of the Alternative Health Revolution.

Sinead: 16 Years Of Treatment With Antidepressants and Subsequent Withdrawal

0
Sinead has taken antidepressant drugs for the last 16 years and attempted to withdraw on several occasions, she describes the challenges that she faced.

David: A Sanguine View of Antidepressant Drugs and the Mental Healthcare System

0
David has taken antidepressant drugs on and off over the last few years and talks about his experiences of the mental healthcare system.

Meghann: Prescribed Antidepressants For OCD Aged 9 and Stopping Them 17 Years Later

0
Meghann describes starting antidepressant drugs for OCD at the age of 9, how she came to consider her withdrawal after 17 years and how she feels now, 2 years after finishing with the drugs.

Gemma: Experiences with Antidepressants and Benzodiazepines

0
Gemma talks about her experiences with psychiatric drugs and the difficulties that parents of children with special needs encounter when they seek treatment for emotional or psychological distress

Marion Brown: Psychiatric Drugs, Human Givens Therapy and Medically Unexplained Symptoms

0
Marion Brown is Psychotherapist who works with the Human Givens approach to supporting people in emotional or psychological distress, she has become increasingly concerned about the effects of psychotropic medications on patients.

Stevie: Severe and Protracted Withdrawal From Paroxetine

0
Stevie describes her experiences taking antidepressant drugs and her severe and protracted reaction to trying to withdraw.

Simone: Postnatal Depression, Fibromyalgia and Antidepressants

0
Simone talks about her experiences of postnatal depression, fibromyalgia and her treatment with antidepressants.

Megan: Approaching Antidepressant Withdrawal After Prior Failed Attempts

0
Megan talks about her experience with anxiety and insomnia, her attempts to withdraw from her medications and how she approached her tapering more carefully to minimise withdrawal effects.

Tina: Medication Changes and Antidepressant Withdrawal

0
Tina talks about her experience with depression, her use of antidepressant drugs and how a change in her medication led to her withdrawal problems.

Susie: Stopping An Antidepressant Cold Turkey After 2 Years

0
Susie tells us about her experiences of stopping her antidepressant drug cold turkey after 2 years of taking it and how her doctors failed to identify antidepressant withdrawal.

Nora: Extreme and Sudden Adverse Antidepressant Reactions

0
Nora tells us about the sudden and extreme adverse reactions that occurred immediately upon starting her antidepressant. She also tells us about the attitude of her doctors and how her life has changed since that short course of treatment.

Christopher: A Transformational Journey from Psychiatric Hospital To Working In Peer Support

0
Christopher describes his transformational journey starting with a very difficult childhood which led him to be treated for many years with various psychiatric medications. After successfully withdrawing, he now works a Program Manager for Heart & Soul inc in California, an organisation which offers a variety of mental health recovery-oriented and wellness support opportunities.

Dede: How the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Helped Antidepressant and Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

0
We interview Dede who turned her withdrawal experiences into a force for good and now uses the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) to assist those in withdrawal from antidepressants or benzodiazepines.

Daryl: Prescribed Antidepressant Drugs At 9 Years Old

0
Daryl, who was only 9 years old when he was taken into mental health services and medicated, talks about being made to take both antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs and he describes the lies told to him to justify treatment.

Nirali Shah: Meditation and Liberation

0
Nirali Shah, certified UCLA mindfulness facilitator and teacher at Spirit Rock, has spent thousands of hours meditating, as well as serving in one of the largest slum communities of Asia.

Giovanna: Withdrawing from SSRI Antidepressants After 23 Years

0
We talk to Giovanna from Australia who was prescribed an antidepressant aged 17 and tried many times to withdraw over the next 23 years. She shares her experiences with us including the advice and support that she received and her hopes for the future.

Claire: Antidepressant Withdrawal, Tapering and SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome

1
Claire shares her powerful story of being prescribed antidepressants at the age of 16 and her experiences of trying to withdraw., describing how she tapered gradually over 2 years, but went on to experience SSRI discontinuation syndrome

The Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs

0
Based on more than 10 years work in the peer support movement,The Icarus Project and Freedom Center’s 52-page guide is used internationally by individuals, families, professionals, and organizations to support reducing and coming off psychiatric drugs.

Herman Garcia – Ryan Bemis: Borderlands Acupuncture

0
Herman Garcia is the Vice President and Ryan Bemis Founder of Crossroads Community Supported Healthcare, which offers practical skills training to local healers in the violence-stricken communities of Ciudad Juarez and Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico.

Frank Bures: Geography of Madness

0
Frank Bures, author of The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World’s Strangest Syndromes, looks beyond travel literature’s colonial superiority and explores how meaning, perception, and belief shape what we think of as “real” in disease and health.

Bhargavi Davar: Human Rights in India

0
Bhargavi Davar’s mother Bapu was a psychiatric abuse survivor persecuted for her religious devotion.

Naas Siddiqui: Intergenerational Trauma

0
Naas Siddiqui, a psychiatric survivor and therapist in training who founded the Spiritual Emergence and other Unusual Experiences student group, descended into altered states after withdrawing from psychiatric medications.

Jim van Os: New Vision for Psychiatry

0
Jim van Os, professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at Maastricht University and member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Science with more than 700 publications, is one of the top one percent highly cited scientists in the world.

Leah Harris: Stop The Murphy Bill

0
Leah Harris, psychiatric abuse survivor and organizer for the Campaign for Real Change in Mental Health Policy, completed an investigative report on the Murphy Bill’s potential impact on people in crisis, how the gun manufacturer lobby is involved, and the role of Otsuka Pharmaceuticals.

Follow Us

31,706FansLike
28,968FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe