Pat Risser talks about how trauma is experienced differently for men and women. Men often have had longer lasting experiences rather than single impact traumas. . . . → Read More: Pat Risser on Gender Differences in Experiencing Trauma
National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
1101 15th Street, NW #1212 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 877-246-9058 (Toll Free) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.ncmhr.org
Press Release For Immediate Release National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery Releases Guidelines for Promoting Recovery Through Choice and Alternatives
WASHINGTON, D.C. (4-28-11) – The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), a national coalition of statewide . . . → Read More: Recovery promotion guidelines from people who are recovered
This is a Prose Poem in 5 stanzas that Delores Jankovich emailed me.
1. I must start facing my fear when I say or do controversial things. It is high time this elder started saying and living her truth more often.
2. Know what whatever I say is from a core of love . . . → Read More: Delores Jankovich on Awakening as our human purpose
This is from Portland’s Hearing Voices Community.
Medication Optimization, Choice, and Alternatives: A Statement
We are people with lived experience of mental health hospitalization, including diagnosis and labeling, voluntary and forced treatment, as well as traumatization, poverty, and homelessness. We are concerned that the present standards of care in mental health treatment be enhanced . . . → Read More: Medication Optimization, Choice, and Alternatives
I was driving back to the hotel from the Kansas Consumer Advisory Council meeting. This is Kansas’s statewide mental health consumer network. We work on reforming the mental health system so that people get better from their emotional difficulties instead of being labeled for the rest of their lives. One of our primary approaches is . . . → Read More: “Now We Above” at the Kansas CAC meeting
Let’s Stop Saying “Mental Illness”!
It is helpful to use other phrases for people who have in the past been described as “mentally ill.” This is a living essay, and the author updates it periodically. If you have any feedback or suggestions let the author know c/o the MindFreedom office. [Last modified 12 Decembrer 2010.]
short link to this article: . . . → Read More: David Oaks: Let’s Stop Saying “Mental Illness”
This op-ed first published in New Hampshire’s Concord Monitor by my friend Ken Braiterman. He also has a blog on the Concord Monitor’s website.
Louis Josephson, CEO of the Riverbend Community Mental Health Center (CMHC), asked us to “make mental health care and election issue.” (Column, Sept 27.) Here’s why his heartfelt appeal, which is true . . . → Read More: Ken Braiterman on mental health funding
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