How we’re missing the real story on mental health in Massachusetts

OPINION | SERA DAVIDOW How we’re missing the real story on mental health in Massachusetts BOSTON GLOBE -AUGUST 12, 2016 By Sera Davidow THE AVERAGE citizen has now heard (multiple times) the story of people with psychiatric diagnoses who are slipping through the state’s cracks, how their families are desperate but lack resources, and how [...]

An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold

An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold By BENEDICT CAREY New York Times - AUG. 8, 2016 Caroline White at the office of the Hearing Voices Network in Holyoke, Mass. The program, which relies on members supporting one another, does not use the words “patient” or “treatment.” Ms. White, who hears [...]

An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold

Caroline White at the office of the Hearing Voices Network in Holyoke, Mass. The program, which relies on members supporting one another, does not use the words “patient” or “treatment.” Ms. White, who hears voices in her head, said psychiatric therapy had made her feel “hopeless, because the drugs just made me feel worse.” Photo Credit [...]

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