Support Groups

CrazyMeds – Finding Treatment that Suck Less

CrazyMeds – Finding the Treatment Options that Suck Less. Welcome to Crazymeds At Crazymeds we make psychiatric and neurological conditions (AKA brain cooties) our bitches with evidence-based medicine and a healthy dose of gallows humor. We try to explain more about psychiatric and neurological medications than the WebMD family and any other site that offers … Read more

When will you STOP saying I’m FINE?

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When I Stopped Saying ‘I’m Fine’ I stopped saying, “I’m fine.” When you struggle with a mental illness, whatever kind, there’s a feeling of shame that often accompanies it. There have been many early mornings where I found myself standing in the shower wondering why I couldn’t seem to function the way other people do…. … Read more

Volunteer for the www.Crisistextline.org

Crisistextline.org

Join our efforts! Txt to 741741, to learn about being a CrisisTextLine.org “Crisis Counselor.” Volunteer Crisis Counselors use our web-based platform to provide support to texter’s who are facing a wide range of issues such as bullying, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, and more. Since August 2013, our Crisis Counselors have processed over 18,396,996 text messages and … Read more

Researchers at University of Maryland School Of Medicine could revolutionize Depression treatment.

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Recent discovery by a team of researchers at the University of Maryland School Of Medicine could revolutionize how we deal with depression. Extra special K. Depression is a difficult problem to solve. We don’t fully understand what causes it and therefore we have difficulty developing treatments for it. Luckily, new research may have found a … Read more

Experimental Medication Lifts Depression Symptoms in Bipolar Disorder Within an Hour

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People with treatment-resistant bipolar disorder experienced relief from symptoms of depression in as little as 40 minutes after an intravenous dose of the anesthetic medication ketamine in a preliminary study; while the patient group was small, this work adds to evidence that compounds in the class to which ketamine belongs have potential as rapid and … Read more

Cafe 54 – Helping mentally ill, may have to close its doors…

Cafe 54, Tucson

A local café that helps job train people with mental illnesses could soon have to close its doors. Café 54 has changed hundreds of lives in Tucson, and now it needs your help. Have a great lunch at Cafe 54. 11:00AM – 2:00PM Monday through Friday http://www.cafe54.org/ And lunch out at their new Food Truck: … Read more

Being Mad about Psychiatry & Psychiatric Medications

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I used to be a person who was very mad about psychiatry and psychiatric medication (psych meds). I had that vehement anger we often hear from antipsychiatrists although I was not antipsychatiry, per se. My biggest fantasy, at the time, was to take the horrible medications I was prescribed and shove them down the throat … Read more