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Psychiatric drug withdrawal and protracted withdrawal syndrome round-up – Beyond Meds

December 4, 2012

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Via Beyond Meds…. Other than those who’ve directly experienced protracted withdrawal or those who have lived with those who have experienced it, it simply remains�under appreciated�and therefore under treated and under recognized even, as I said, among critics of psychiatry. It’s rather horrifying for those of us who find ourselves struck by such illness. While […]

Jennifers Story…

November 26, 2012

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Today, Another guest post by a fellow psychiatric survivor Jennifer Bryant Roeder. Shared from the KIP Central blog; Jennifer shares her personal story about the losses she faced upon withdrawal from the Benzo’s she had been prescribed and told were “safe”. In this piece, Jennifer revisits the life losses she faced as she awakened from […]

Not “Anxiety Disordered”

November 16, 2012

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One “side effect” of following the traditional model of emotional distress as a “disease” is that we begin to see ourselves as defective; we begin to identify with the labels we are given by others. This in turn steals our hope and nullifies our power to effect change. After all – if our brain is […]