Will Hall “Coming Off Psychiatric Medications” at Alternatives 2010: part one

Will Hall gives a workshop at Alternatives 2010, entitled “Coming Off Psychiatric Medications: A Harm Reduction Approach.” This is part one of a four part series, each a 15 minute segment of the workshop, and includes  addressing side effects.  Download the free Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs here: http://willhall.net/harmreductionguidecomingoffpsychdrugs/. Contact Will at…

Shared Decision-Making Approaches for Medication Management in the Recovery Process

Uploaded by           bu    on Mar 31, 2010 The second day of the four-day continuing medical education seminar The Challenge of Promoting Health in Persons with Serious Mental Illness: From Science to Service is titled Mental Health Treatment and Health Promotion: Effecting Lifestyle Changes, Part 2. Melody Riefer discusses in her keynote address, Shared Decision-Making…

Confronting the Stigma of Mental Illness with Empowerment and Advocacy

Cheryl Gagne, a senior research and training associate at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, explores the causes and consequences of society’s stigma toward mental illness and what college students can do to mitigate discrimination and bias. Gagne’s presentation highlights Photovoice, a research and therapy technique that allows patients with mental illness to create photo-narratives of…