Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: recovery model

Peer Respite: Why It Should be Everyone’s Concern

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My intent with this blog is to compare some lessons learned from my recent medical crisis response to a similar peer-run respite response.

Does Official Recognition of Peers Undermine Their Work?

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Recognition of peers under Medicaid could undermine their interventions by morphing them into a hybrid of traditional medical and clinical recovery principles.

Making the Transition to Compassionate Care

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I feel my brother was harmed not only by psychiatric drugs, poor nutrition, and dehydration but also by the lack of compassion, social isolation, and dehumanization experience typical of psychiatric facilities.

A Recovery Movement Jedi Master, Bill Anthony, Died Recently

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The first time I met Bill was in 1991. I was just a couple years out of residency, and he was already the legendary “father of psychiatric rehabilitation.”

Recovery: Compromise or Liberation?

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The 90s were labeled - rather optimistically - as the ‘decade of recovery.’ More recently, recovery has been placed slap bang central in mental health policy. Is supporting recovery pretty much good common sense? Or is the term being misused to pressure those suffering to behave in certain ways?

Vote NOW for solutions to emotional distress!

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If you want solutions for emotional distress, vote NOW! Vote for the distress model and vote for Aunt Bertha. 1) Vote now for the distress...