Covid 19 Symptoms and Psychiatric Med Withdrawal

Guest post by my friend who wishes to remain anonymous. Note: this is one person’s anecdotal experience and not meant to be any kind of blanket statement. It is certainly not being presented as “science” or research. My friend writes: I actually got the coronavirus and I realized some things about it, which might possibly […]

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Death and Coming Off Psych Drugs

Yesterday I was talking to a friend about death, after listening to a talk which said that more souls are ready to transition peacefully to the other side. I had asked myself if I was one of those souls. I do this every so often, sometimes out of despair, sometimes curiosity. Maybe I could transition […]

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Getting Off Geodon, Depakote, Ambien

by Corinna West I’m not anti-medication, but I am anti-bullshit. I know that medications truly help some people, and some people do well on them.  Those people should feel free to continue using them. However, I think all people should be given honest information about psychiatric meds before being put on them. We should be told how […]

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My Psychiatric Survivor Story

People often ask me how I got into the work that I do, and while I always answer honestly, it’s been over 15 years since the events that led me into this field. So my answer isn’t always that close to the source. It’s become rote, the story no longer potent to me. Last week […]

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Combating Isolation in Psychiatric Med Withdrawal

If you’re in psychiatric med withdrawal, planning to be, or are recovering from the process and isolated, you may wish there were people to talk to by phone or video chat who could understand what you are going through. Isolation in psychiatric med withdrawal is extremely common.   Many of my clients are in this […]

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Review of Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs by Katharine Sheilds

Please purchase the following book as it is a much needed companion for those discontinuing prescribed psychoactive substances. Please forward this email to others who might be interested, be they users, allies, or conduits.   It is written by Chaya Grossberg, whose current business is as a consulting non-medical advisor to those considering discontinuation ad well […]

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Free Book Talks and Free Workshop in Massachusetts!

Some will be recorded/livestreamed. We have several book talks coming up in Western Massachusetts as well as an awesome training. All are free! Please spread the word to your Massachusetts area friends who will benefit. Here’s the info: Book Talks 9/26 6pm, Athol library 10/10 7pm Amherst Books 11/10 3/5pm A Wondering Spirit in East […]

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Showcase of Supporters of Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs

To thank you for supporting me in my release of Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs, this blog showcases your pictures. In this post, I showcase your work and/or projects with links to it. You are also showcased if you wrote reviews of the book, with links to your work. Your support of me in this endeavor […]

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Ecoli- a Health Update, Third Letter to My Friends

This is a third follow up letter from the anonymous man who wrote a letter to his friends about his withdrawal process from Zoloft and Lexapro. This letter contains updates about treatments he has tried and things he has learned  His second letter is here. Hey there friend, It’s been about 3 weeks since I last […]

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Zoloft and Lexapro Withdrawal Recovery: Candida?

This is a follow up letter from the man who wrote a letter to his friends about his withdrawal process from Zoloft and Lexapro. This letter contains updates about treatments he has tried and things he has learned including the possibility of candida being a factor. At the end of this letter, he discovers that […]

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