“In the future, further work should deconstruct categories of medicine, psychiatry, and social work and encourage strength based approaches that will supplant new-institutionalization and create a new gold standard in … Continue reading From The Revisionist: Rise of the Prosumer
Ever find yourself in the most perfect or seemingly perfect moment? You just want things to stay that way, right? Well, as a human, you probably have already discovered that … Continue reading Why we Adapt
We all know that staying positive is helpful in promoting good mental health. Well, this is getting harder and harder for some folks. Staying positive has become increasingly difficult when … Continue reading The Benefits of Taking Inventory
The peer world is divided. Okay, so that’s not news. Either are the divisions within the mental health community on how to best advocate and push for better health care. … Continue reading What exactly does it mean to be a peer?
I want to make it very much known to all that read this, that J. Peters has always been watching, long before he put any University on Watch. Indeed, during … Continue reading J. Peters has always been “Watching”
The next step in Contesting Admission seemed rather obvious to me. Pummel the English Department into submission. In the words of President George W. Bush, this will be “shock and … Continue reading Lost Chapter of UOW: Bombs over New London University
The Kindness Rocks Project, founded by Megan Murphy, is about discovering the beauty and profound possibilities of hope in acts of kindness, and has become a grassroots movement. Megan Murphy … Continue reading The Kindness Rocks Project
Many people ask me, Max: Who is J. Peters? For a long time now I felt strangely about using my given name, Max E. Guttman under publications. I’ve felt even … Continue reading Who exactly is J. Peters?
Known as University on Watch day, February 28th, honors the legacy of J. Peters in academe. In 2008, J. Peters put New London University “on watch”, forever altering the English … Continue reading In Solidarity with J Peters
After University on Watch: Crisis in the Academy was first published, I felt extremely uneasy publicizing it. Oh, sure, I felt the book was well written, and captured the message … Continue reading University on Watch: Crisis in the Academy