“I was just following orders.” The Nuremberg defense, just following orders, Due Obedience, or by the German phrase Befehl ist Befehl (“an order is an
I want to pose a question: is a mental health disorder a disability?
In doing so, the crisis is really man made.
There is an unspoken, covert, and arbitrary standard for working in the mental health community.
I have not gone about changing the way I handle things because I simply wanted to be spontaneous and change things up.
The problem runs as deep as what practitioners face when practicing psychotherapy
Our evolution is not a gift bestowed by good fortune
Share, feel free to disclose all aspects of your lived experience and mental health history.
I once understood levels of care as abstractions when sifting through a clinical grey area. I now understand each of these precious stops in the system of care as levels of hope.
I woke up the next morning in my new strange room and my new strange bed.
I was completely disordered and unable to care for myself ten years ago….
Fifty one years ago we walked the moon
Mcdaggot moved from receptionist job to secretarial positions but never seemed to make it past an assistant to someone more capable and better suited for the stronger and more lofty position.
A good friend of mine, a licensed social worker and peer advocate, said to me once last year: “Max, you certainly love writing about your
Excerpt from University on Watch : REMASTERED
Book excerpt from university on watch remastered edition
Two chapters from Wales Middle School
“We”re survivors”, Ruth said, reminding me yet again that this too shall pass. I worked alongside Ruth at a mental health clinic down in the
I am a consumer of mental health services. I am also a licensed social worker. I am a professional. I’ve done supervisory, engagement services, and
“I’m on Lexington and Fifth, darling”