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Stephen Porges: ‘Survivors are Blamed Because They Don’t Fight’

Stephen Porges is professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and “Distinguished University Scientist” at Indiana University, where he has created the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium.

Patients are STILL not being warned of withdrawal pain from depression pills, say experts

Patients are still not being warned how difficult it can be to come off antidepressants, say psychiatrists campaigning for a reduction in the needless use of the drugs.

I Hope Others can be Spared the hell I Went Through with Depression Pills

Like millions of Britons who’ve taken prescribed antidepressants, when I tried to stop taking the pills I suffered serious psychiatric symptoms. In fact, I felt so suicidal that I had to be admitted to hospital.

Children Forced to Travel Hundreds of Miles for NHS Treatment

From The Guardian. Children and young people with serious mental health problems are receiving treatment as far as 285 miles away from their homes, despite...

The Defeat Depression Campaign

From Hole Ousia. I was started on an SSRI antidepressant in the period not long after the “Defeat Depression Campaign,” in my case for “Social Anxiety...