I’m in crisis! What do I do?
I don’t know what’s wrong…
I think I need to talk to someone.
My friend needs help.
How can I help my friend?
my psychiatrist, Doctor Cruz, and he bumped up the doses of my antipsychotics and mood stabilizers.
I know this is all for the good, but why do I feel that it’s a setback? Shouldn’t the doses be getting lower?
After all, I’m getting better, right?
Julie Andrews sung the lyrics, “Let’s start at the very beginning, it’s a very good place to start…” but, for the purposes of this abridged autobiography, it isn’t a good place to start. I’ll start 34 years into my life, then I’ll jump to now and then I’ll go back to 1966.
7 February 2001:
"I know that only when I recognize my own role in a situation, do I actually have the power to change that situation."
I’m excited to share some news about a super cool project we just finished with Hincks-Dellcrest! Last year, they approached us about Brief Services and wanted to make a series of modules to help clinicians try out this new style of care.
(This blog was originally published at http://daisiesandbruises.com/2014/12/11/healthination-true-champion-video-depression/ )
Pete’s overdose death
As a university student, I was aware I had easy access to mental health therapists on campus. But, I never wanted to, or felt that I needed to take advantage of that opportunity. I remembered how much I hated it as a kid, and I didn’t