The Promise and Peril of EMRs

commonground software Jan 19, 2011

Electronic medical records (EMRs) are evolving rapidly and in the U.S. the federal stimulus is...

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Courage and Recovery

recovery Jan 10, 2011
 

When I talk about my recovery, people sometimes tell me I must have a lot of courage. However, if...

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The Politics of Memory

I created the Politics of Memory for consumers/survivors who are, or who would like to be,...

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Strengths Based Care & Recovery

power statements Nov 28, 2010

When I was still a teenager, I was admitted for a second time to a psychiatric institution....

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From Numbers to Names

 

Here is a 15-minute documentary about state hospital cemetery restoration. It's called, From...

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Personal Medicine and the Healer Within

personal medicine Oct 29, 2010

Imagine that you have a broken leg. You go to the hospital and a doctor sets the broken bone and...

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Consumer/Survivor/Ex-patient Movement and Shared Decision Making

Some people argue that shared decision making is not consistent with the principles of choice and...

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The Legacy of Peer Support

peer support Jul 24, 2006

In contemporary times, we are seeing a rise in the numbers and types of peer-run programs across...

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When Help is Not Helpful

recovery Sep 06, 2005

Sometimes help is not helpful.

Early in my recovery, after a brief interview with a psychiatrist,...

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Relationships Can Heal

recovery Jan 23, 2005

I have had the privilege of interviewing many people about their journey of recovery. One of the...

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