By Michele Waterman April 22, 2018 My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After taking psych meds for sixteen years, I can honestly say I’ve given traditional psychiatry and allopathic medicine a fair opportunity to
By Rebecca Belschner, FNP This question runs through the head of so many who have experienced benzodiazepine withdrawal: “Why? Why doesn’t my doctor/provider know what is happening to me? Why does he/she disregard that I do know what is happening to me? Why do they refuse to confirm my concerns or support me?” Benzodiazepine tolerance and
By Rufus Carter Life throws us a lot of curveballs. Sometimes, those curveballs stack up and leave us in a rut that feels impossible to escape. If you're seeking to reenter the workforce after dealing with addiction or being on disability due to mental illness, you're probably feeling discouraged and overwhelmed. Sending out job application
A military veteran shares his experience of how psychiatric drugs were causing irreparable harm and leading him on a path to death.
A prescription to antidepressant drugs turned a young man's grief-induced depression into years of anxiety, disconnected thoughts and suicide ideations.