The right to fail. To live our lives as people that are flawed, diagnosed, mentally ill the the way we … Continue reading The Right to Fail
One of my biggest struggles as a social worker in the human services is challenging learned helplessness. Learned helplessness is … Continue reading Learned Helplessness Must be Stopped🔴
Finding the right treatment fit can be difficult. Not only are therapists important to try-on, so are facilities, programs, and … Continue reading Rejected and/or “kicked-out” of Treatment: Untimely discharges and subpar linkages🔄
Psychosis is experienced by people carrying its active constellation of corresponding and altogether unique symptoms differently. At different times, along … Continue reading The Mystique of Psychosis
There is an unspoken, invisible and arbitrary standard for being for every oppressed group living in the United States and … Continue reading The Peer Standard⚖️
This paper presents a long-overdue proposal to the New York Office of Mental Health (NY-OMH) to close state psychiatric centers … Continue reading Dismantling state-level psychiatric centres: instituting full community access and integration
One of my earliest memories as an adolescent in an in-patient unit was the tall, stocky men brazenly hanging around … Continue reading The Modern Psychiatric In-Patient Technician: Skilled Worker or Guard?