Who am I now that I use psychiatric medicine? What is my personal motivation for using meds? Are the risks and side effects of this medicine worth the benefits?
Using meds is more than a matter of compliance. It's more than learning to take pills on schedule. Using meds optimally to support recovery is a journey with at least 8 challenges. We can learn to support people through these challenges.
Check out my new 2-page essay and podcast in Psychiatric Services: The Journey to Use Medication Optimally to Support Recovery.
Let's help the 8-challenge journey framework go viral and displace the tired non-compliance approach.