The United States could learn a lot from countries like Finland. However, if we were to implement some of their principles in reaching out to those experiencing emotional overwhelm, it wouldn’t be profitable for drug companies.
This is a guest post written by Daniel Mackler the filmmaker. His three films show alternative methods of healing people with psychosis. In all the films relationships are ultimately what heal. Loving, healing relationships. Please visit these posts to look at the trailers and read a bit about each of his films. Here and here andhere. You can purchase the films here.
All the films are now available for free viewing on youtube now as well. If you’ve not seen them yet, it’s well worth taking the time to do so.
The below article was written as a result of a conversation that Daniel and I had. He revealed that the psychiatric hospital he visited when making his last film, built in the 1950s was mostly empty. They don’t need the beds because their success rate is so high!
I started asking particulars about this issue given that…
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