This is my homage to the great outspoken, graceful, articulate, powerful and so exciting Carrie Fisher, who I heard had died today from complications post massive cardiac arrest 2 days ago. God bless you, Carrie Fisher. I have to tell you this: I have always respected you. I have to admit I half way fell […]Read More Thank you and I’m really going to miss you, Carrie Fisher
I first met Larry Fricks, Founder, Appalachia Consulting Group, the first day that I showed up for the DBSA Texas Certified Peer Specialist training in 2007 in Austin, Texas. My father paid for that certification training because I couldn’t afford the $900/training that year. I was promised a job and I needed a job. I […]Read More Innovations in Peer Supports
My story will not save anyone. My Hope and Story certainly cannot and will not save another person from completing. We’ve tried. We’ve lost too many. That we’re still walking, breathing, bitching and pissed off says it all. We are invincible. With at least ten (10) combined failed attempts, we conclude that we are unkillable. We are immortal.Read More The Right to Die With Dignity
Envision. Dream. Do. A Health Home Peer Centric. Integrated. Brick & Mortar. Web and Community Networked, Virtually. Build it and they will come.Read More Vision this.
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Reschackling Road Tripping Back to the Asylum: Restraints On Us All Jennifer Maria Padron and Amanda Barnabe Judi Chamberlin, Confessions of a Non-Compliant Patient “I tried hard to be a good patient. I saw what happened to bad patients: they were the ones in the seclusion rooms, the ones who got sent […]Read More Assisted Outpatient Treatment = Involuntary Commitment