Tag: crisis support
I Set Up a Suicide Crisis Centre to Provide the Opposite...
Our approach is to openly care about our clients and empower them as much as possible. It's vital that clients know we care about their survival.
“Reimagining Psychiatry:” An Interview with Peter Stastny
Peter Stastny is a New York-based psychiatrist, documentary filmmaker, and a co-founder of the International Network toward Alternatives and Recovery (INTAR). He has been...
Deadly Serious: Talking Openly About Suicide
The suicide crisis is real. The pain is real. The deaths are real. None of us can afford to stick our heads in the sand and pretend that this isn't happening. But the helplessness and confusion about what to do about it are also real. And that's why peer relationships and peer-developed modalities can be so helpful. Many of us have been there and are still alive to talk about it. We know what ways of relating gave us hope and helped us to continue on.