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Mad In America: Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics on Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This is  so sad.  I’ve worked with disabled adults and children and hated to see them given so many drugs. (Click on text to read article.) “Recent data, published in The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, finds that a large proportion of adults … Continue reading

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Here he is: the doctor who DID take the antipsychotic!!

Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
You know how we always say the docs should take the drugs if they’re going to hand them out. Here you go. Meet a doc who did and he’s not singing quite the…

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Antidepressant drugs made woman believe she had killed her own children … Hallucinations, crushed libido, side effects galore

Back in 2009 I contacted a man on YouTube who said his name was Kevin.  He had bravely posted a video about persistent sexual dysfunction from SSRIs.  In it he wore a red shirt and went under the user name … Continue reading

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Finnish Open Dialogue: High recovery rates leave many psychiatric beds empty

Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
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…

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Monica’s Story: The Aftermath of Polypsychopharmacology, by Monica Cassani ~ November 12, 2012

“The tragedy is that during all those years of being drugged during the prime of my life I felt purposeless, flat, barely alive and sexless.” I recently contacted the doctor who is responsible for my iatrogenesis — the doctor who … Continue reading

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Benzo Awareness Day: Psych drugs cause harm (VIDEO)

Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
(July 11th, let us unite with all who’ve been harmed by psychiatric drugs) For more information visit: World Benzodiazepine Day: Change through Unity  (Facebook page) Psychiatric drug withdrawal information and resources Benzodiazepine info,…

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Torturing new mothers and then wondering why they get mentally ill.

This is the essence of what happened to me as a young mother: “Torturing new mothers? Who does that? Well, as a society, we all do. I’m not kidding, I’m perfectly serious, and I’m going to stop mincing my words … Continue reading

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