Author Archive for Chaya

Why I Don’t Say “Mental Health”

Adelina R asks: Why don’t you like to say “mental health?” Here’s my answer:

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Psych Drug Awareness and Long-Term Use

guest post by Cindy Olejar My name is Cindy and I am sharing my story of how psychiatric drugs harmed me using them long-term and how I made this discovery. I am not here to tell you whether or not you should take psychiatric drugs. My intent is to bring more awareness to psychiatric drug […]

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Are Marijuana and Psychedelics Psych Drugs?

Question from my friend: Is Marijuana a Psychiatric drug in your context? Can it help those getting off of Psych drugs or hinder? My Answer: Marijuana, is not what I would call a psych drug because I’m talking about pharmaceuticals (chemically synthesized substances) that are prescribed to treat supposed medical illnesses. Pot can be prescribed […]

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Lamictal/Lamotrigine Withdrawal

Recently a dear friend of mine went on Lamictal and her doctor told her it would be easy to come off of because she was on a low dose. I got worried because a number of my clients and colleagues have experienced hell (including seizures which they had never had before) trying to come off […]

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The Way That Bird Flew (Poem)

The way that bird flew From the tree to the wire Made me wonder What we’ve lost, with grace, with ease, With light footsteps, gallops, The most silent hops from here to there As if to say “hello” In the universal language of the leap As if everyone were watching When I saw the trees […]

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Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal Interview

Molly McHugh recently interviewed me for her blog and I think it’s one of the best interviews I’ve ever done. I answer this question and others. Q. I feel a sense of urgency about this issue and from reading your blog I know you do too. You and I know the way ‘business as usual’ […]

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Interview on Alternative Mental Health Revolution

Here’s a snippet from a recent interview Judy Meyers HHP did with me: Q: What advice would you give to others who want to taper off medications? My advice for those wanting to taper off of psychiatric medications would be to go slowly, get support, take good care of your body, find others who have […]

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Highly Sensitive Person and Psychiatric Meds

This question came in from Adelina R.: Chaya Grossberg, I have read in your blog about recovery in psychiatric meds: -Highly Sensitive Body is produced by psychiatric drug medications, isn´t it? -Highly Sensitive Body belongs only to a HSP…? HSP= High Sensitive Person Are you a highly sensitive person and wondering if psychiatric meds could […]

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Get $2 Intuitive Readings This Month

If you’ve always wanted to try a reading or support from me by text but either didn’t have the cash or didn’t want to deal with the commitment of scheduling an appointment, I have some good news. The new app Insantgo is allowing me to give readings for only $2 per text in this introductory […]

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2 Herbs and a Supplement For Anxiety and Insomnia

If you struggle with anxiety, depression, insomnia, adrenal fatigue or trauma, these are my top 3 recommendations. They are safe and effective for most people and I explain their benefits as well as a few contraindications. Note: magnesium can cause problems in benzo withdrawal and possibly other types of psychiatric drug withdrawal. Don’t make the […]

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