Chemical imbalance myth takes a big public fall (no, antidepressants do NOT correct an imbalance of serotonin, nor do other psychiatric drugs correct anything at all)

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

It’s the myth that never dies, clearly, as I have to keep on updating this post!

See also: The emotional, physical, mental, spiritual, social, political and ecological…(must be viewed as a whole if we hope to heal)

Update 2015 for MEDICATED AND MIGHTY campaign: I have a lot of mixed feelings when I scan over all the tweets in the #MedicatedAndMighty timeline on twitter. I really don’t have an issue with folks choosing psych drugs if that’s what makes sense in the context of their lives. The fact is our world is far from perfect and given the fact that more optimal options are simply unavailable to a lot of people there are undeniably times with psych drugs actually are experienced as helpful. So given this bleak reality what I want to do is, at the very least, help people understand what they are choosing so that if and when circumstances…

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