“Open Dialogue,” a therapeutic community in Finland, has been treating schizophrenia without medication for 20 years, and claims that 90 percent of residents recover.
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Writing or telling the story of how you overcame serious emotional difficulty is always good for you. Going public with your story is good for other people, but not necessarily for you. Here are tips on how to tell your story, and whether you should go public.
People with mental illness get well and stay well. The PATIENTS convinced many, not all, providers of that. Terrible things happen when mental health care professionals think their client/patients can never recover. Here’s the sort of thing that happened all the time, that still happen far too often, when professionals Idon’t believe in recovery.
I had life-threatening mental illness, got well, and stayed well. Here’s how I did it, and how we can turn our mental health system into one that helps people get well, instead of keeping them sick, hopeless, and dependent all their lives.
New Hampshire’s recovery-friendly public mental health services helped me get well and stay well. The system is less recovery-based than it used to be.