Browsing All posts tagged under »withdrawals«

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 […]

The slowness of slow tapers (safer withdrawal from psychiatric medications)

June 6, 2012

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A quick share today from another survivor or severe polypharmacy, Gianna Kali from the blog Beyond Meds… Wisdom in this post…please read it here: The slowness of slow tapers (safer withdrawal from psychiatric medications). via The slowness of slow tapers (safer withdrawal from psychiatric medications).

Fructose and Brain Fog

May 21, 2012

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Heres a quick share on the idea of dealing with sugar overload….theres tons of info out there how sugar is often a culprit in mental and emotional liability….read on… Dealing with brain fog? Can’t think straight? Yup. Sugar may be the culprit! Learning to recognize healthy vs unhealthy sugar sources was huge for me….brain fog […]

Getting involved…where you can find me

April 10, 2012

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Sometimes I like to clarify that this website and blog is a landing page; a place for those who are interested in learning to live beyond psychotropic drugs to get connected with the workshop and the powerpoint presentation. This blog is not very active at all yet – I see many from around the globe […]

Safe Reduction Begins with Knowing Where We Are, Where We’re going and How We Will Get There

March 28, 2012

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Preparing to reduce reliance on or withdraw completely from the use of psychotropic drugs is NOT something we “just do”. Yet…those who seek help from myself and others who have gone through the process in one way or another – often are not looking for help, they are looking to be validated for taking some […]