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Subject of the film,”A Beautiful Mind”, Professor John Nash, and his Recovery From Psychosis Without Drugs

“John Nash let us know that he did not need psychotropic drugs to get better. We always hear about the fear that people will stop taking drugs if they hear some people don’t need them but what about all the people who could be free or on lighter dosages if they knew how to detox safely and got support? What about all the people who are forced to take these drugs when they do them serious harm? Why are the media not concerned about them? If they were not so profitable for many would people care?” ~ Mary Maddock, founder of MindFreedom Ireland

Dr. Nash was also disappointed that the film made it look as though he was actually seeing things which, in his experience, he did not.
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Robert Whitaker clips from film “Take These Broken Wings”

Robert Whitaker, author of “Mad in America” and “Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America” aludes to a time when it was COMMON, and EXPECTED, that disturbed people get well … Continue reading

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Trailer #1 for Daniel Macklers “Take These Broken Wings”

When I was in college, back in the late ’60s, working towards my BA in Psychology, I read Joanne Greenberg’s book, ” I Never Promised You a Rose Garden”. It was about her journey into what was diagnosed as schizophrenia. … Continue reading

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