The Jewish Ghetto Police & Today’s Peer Professional: The Psychology of Complicity

Background: Today’s peer professional in Mental Health systems of care share a similar psychological bend with the Jewish Ghetto Police or Jüdische Ghetto-Polizei. This unit was an auxiliary police force organized within the Jewish ghettos of Nazi occupied Eastern Europe. Members of the police force were appointed by the Judennat, local offices operated by high… Continue Reading

A Nation Divided Learns to Heal

What Does WW2 history inform todays world about Macro-Level healing in a global context? The Psychological Occupation of France In 1940 France fell to overwhelming German military superiority. The fall of France however and the unfolding French surrender are two very different stories. In Versailles the stage was set for the most elaborate conspiracy that… Continue Reading

Kendra Died for US💝

I’ve said it before and I will say it again. I am an overweight Jewish man from New York State with an active schizophrenia diagnosis. I have been committed to involuntary treatment numerous times for different length of stays at both local and state psychiatric hospitals across New York State. I am also a Licensed… Continue Reading

What is mentalhealthaffairs.blog⁉️

What’s the Mental Health Affairs difference? Writing on mental health is a dime a dozen. There are so many choices out there on the internet for readers. So, with this said, how does the name mentalhealthaffairs.blog signal the critical shift readers are seeking about recovery. History & Background This question requires some history. Similar to… Continue Reading