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Childhood is not a mental disorder – CCHR International

Eloquent film from CCHR International, making its – vitally important – point in under two minutes. Here’s a link to CCHR International’s site, co-founded by Thomas Szasz, and fighting for human rights in ‘mental health’. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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The Real Reason we Dig ourselves into Holes – Fae Leslie

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2014/11/the-real-reason-we-dig-ourselves-into-holes/ Click on the link for this profound and hopeful post in Elephant Journal by Fae Leslie, about the pit, what trauma was for her, and about not feeling safe in her body. One of the things we often find … Continue reading

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Beyond Meds: Benzodiazepine withdrawal Moving film on an important subject. The links within Monica’s articles take you to all kinds of useful information, resources, further links – whether you are yourself seeking to deal with the effects of psychiatric drugs/withdrawal, … Continue reading

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