Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: recovery story

Don’t Tell Me to Shut Up: The “Et Tu, Brute” Stigma...

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From Psych Central: "After sharing my eccentric journey to recovery in a new book, I’ve been accused of being anti-psychiatry. I’m not anti-psychiatry. I’m...

Belief Systems, Nuance, and Productive Advocacy Ideas

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For those with lived experience, do people believe your recovery story? What restrictions do people put on you when you tell your story? What one-liners have you found to defuse people's concerns so that they can hear you? How do you stay in the advocacy game instead of getting frustrated at being the only one who knows the data? This is my story of disclaimers, advocacy friends, respect for religious beliefs, and sustainable advocacy efforts.