Reading Time: 4 minutes Nine years ago I was committed to a psychiatric hospital for the first time and diagnosed: Bipolar Type I. I was 29 years old, had led a highly successful life regardless of my impulses and lack of self-care. I had a large community of friends, in various groups of co-workers, social clubs and barflies. Until the […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes There’s no need to pretend that life is perfect. We tend to want to box up our problems and then only lift a corner to peek inside every once in a while. We never unpack them or, if we do, they come out all at once and it’s usually not a healthy process. Why are […]
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Reading Time: 7 minutes Ben Miller is our editor and a former student of psychoanalysis. When he was in grad school and even when he helped start Healers Magazine he believed that psychiatry was to be avoided at all costs. Now he thinks that things are not so black and white and has even begun psychiatric treatment himself.