From Horse Ranch to Home Ground: Healing Families via Telehealth

Since COVID, NISAPI has transitioned our collaborative therapy setting from barns and fields to kitchens and living rooms. Our clients report similar positive outcomes with telehealth as in person.

Daniel Fisher – Short Bio

Recovery Through Voice and Dialogue: Co-founder of the National Empowerment Center, Daniel Fisher, a psychiatrist, writes on alternatives to the medical/institutional model of distress and...

Allowing Human Nature to Work Successfully | Jean Liedloff

From In her book The Continuum Concept, Jean Liedloff argued that the psychosocial ills of modern society result from our misconception of human nature as something inherently bad or problematic.

No, the FDA’s Black Box Warning Did not Increase Suicides

Researchers again debunk the claim that the FDA black box warnings on antidepressants led to more suicides.

Amphetamines Have Long-Term Effects on Adolescent Brain, Study Finds

A new study published in the journal Neuroscience finds that rats given regular doses of amphetamines during adolescence have brain and behavioral changes in adulthood....

3 Facts All Parents Should Know About ADHD Stimulant Drugs

Medicating children for a host of mental disorders has become very popular in some parts of the USA. More than 8 million kids from 6 months to 17 years of age are on pharmaceutical drugs in this wonderful country. We lead the world in drugging youth for behavioral, cognitive and attention issues. We are once again #1. But I would like to share with parents as well as adults working with children a few not so readily available facts related to medicating kids for behavior issues.

naasiha siddiqui – Op-Ed Bio

naas siddiqui is a psychiatric survivor and clinician.  She has 14 years of experience in the community mental health and substance use field and...
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Where Can Families Turn for Help?

Watching my son be subjected to continuous harm by the drugs, how can I pretend that it's okay to maintain this abusive system of care? Who will push for accountability? As a mother, I want to share a meaningful connection with my son. I want to witness him happy, healthy and living the life he chooses.

Jeremy Wallace, MD – Short Bio

The Recovering Psychiatrist: Jeremy is a British trained psychiatrist, working in the public sector in Finland. His primary workplace is within a psychosis rehabilitation...

Steindór J. Erlingsson РShort Bio

A New Beginning: Steindór J. Erlingsson, a psychiatric survivor and an independent scholar, writes about his life and recovery, the consumer movement and mental...

Overdose Epidemic Sending More and More Children to Foster Care

From Mother Jones: The total number of foster care entries has slowly dwindled, but entries due to parental drug use jumped from roughly 40,000 in 2000 to nearly 100,000 in 2017.

William Schultz – Short Bio

William Schultz studies clinical psychology at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. His interests center on non-reductive approaches to psychiatry and psychology. His writing has...
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Mad/Cripistemologies of Pandemic Parenting: Insights for Our ‚ÄúPost-COVID-19‚ÄĚ Present

Respondents described the grief and rage associated with being socially isolated while healing from childbirth and caring for a newborn, in some cases, entirely on their own.

Opeyemi Parham ‚ÄĒ Short Bio

Opeyemi Parham practiced family medicine for just over twenty years as Dr. Camilla Parham. Eleven years "post-doctoring," she believes that those initials behind her name signify...

Julie Greene – Short Bio

After three decades as a "patient," Julie Greene began to write about human rights abuses in the System, a battle that almost killed her....

The Worst Thing: How My Mother’s Death Pushed Me to Overcome OCD

The goal of creating a legacy for my mother required that I go beyond managing my symptoms to confronting my OCD at its roots. I had to fundamentally change my understanding of anxiety.

Barry Duncan – Short Bio

Consumer Voice and Choice: Barry is author of 15 books including What's Right With You, highlighting the power of consumer partnership and the evidence for first-line...

Jaqueline Kalach – Op-Ed Bio

Jaqueline Kalach is a student at the TEC de Monterrey in Mexico City.

Jon Jureidini – Short Bio

Healthy Skepticism: Jon Jureidini, a child psychiatrist in Australia, writes on the quality use of medicines, misleading drug promotion, suicide, medical education and child abuse.

Liat Ben-Moshe ‚ÄĒ Short Bio

Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe is Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Toledo. She has written on such topics as deinstitutionalization and incarceration; prison...

Richard Bentall, PhD – Short bio

Psychiatry, Science & Values: Richard Bentall is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool. His research interests include childhood trauma, psychosis and public mental health. Books include Doctoring the Mind: Is Our...

Daisy Anderson – Short Bio

In The Daisy Project, Daisy’s upcoming book, she shares her insider knowledge as a former mental health nurse and as a former psychiatric patient....

Joseph Tarantolo, MD – Short Bio

Primum Non Nocere: Joseph Tarantolo, MD is a so-called Board Certified psychiatrist. He is a therapist and helps patients wean them selves off of...

Serafina B. ‚ÄĒ Short Bio

Serafina B. is a 36-year-old artist born in Nicuaragua who has won art prizes and has pieces in museum collections.  She has been diagnosed with...

Sarah Knutson

Sarah Knutson is an ex-lawyer, ex-therapist, survivor-activist.  She is an organizer at the Wellness & Recovery Human Rights Campaign. You can reach her at...