The Trouble With Compliance

I believe the construct of compliance is unhelpful because it is a binary construct. It’s...

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Hearing Distressing Voices in China

Recently I invited Lu Chen and Dr. Jian to my home. Both are from mainland China and are...

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Love and Outrage: Asylum for the Colored Insane

 

This is the second entry for my Love and Outrage project. Starting in the early 1990's, I became...

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Love and Outrage: The Crazy Woman

In the early 1990's I became interested in, not just individual recovery, but our collective...

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Dignity and the Open Door

recovery Mar 01, 2019

Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, coined the well known phrase, “When one...

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Mental Illness Made Me Do It?

recovery Nov 08, 2018

12-step recovery programs have long understood that making amends to those we have harmed, even...

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ROAD TRIP - 13 Peer Run Decision Support Centers

commonground software Oct 23, 2018
 

Check out this amazing 3-min video for a whirlwind tour of 13 peer-run Decision Support Centers...

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What's Your Recovery Playlist?

recovery Oct 19, 2018

Thinking back over my recovery, self-discovery and healing, I am reminded of the music...

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Dignity: How Do You Roar?

recovery Sep 20, 2018
 

I gave a keynote titled Dignity: How Do You Roar? at the 36th Annual NYAPRS Conference in...

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How a Weighted Blanket Helps

recovery Jul 23, 2018
 

Have you ever been to the dentist and had the experience of having a "lead apron" put on you...

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