A therapist who gets it speaks

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

Some of you have likely already seen this as I shared it all over social media yesterday. Still I wanted a link to it on the blog too and certainly not everyone uses social media in the same ways.

Jonathan Keyes speaks to the very serious issue of psychiatric drug withdrawal and specifically the society wide denial about the issue and the lack of support for those of us who brave the journey.

From Mad in America:

jonIn my practice as a therapist I often work with people who have been seriously hurt by the practice of psychiatry, either directly or indirectly through family members. Many of them started taking psychiatric drugs for moderate depression, or for some anxiety, or for panic attacks. But as time went on, their doses went up. More meds were added. By the time they realized the drugs were making things worse, they were already…

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