What is recovery? Recovery in mental illnesses can mean living a meaningful and productive life despite a disability. It can also refer to a reduction or complete remission of symptoms and a healing transformation of the self. For most people, it refers to the power of hope in healing disorders that were once thought to be hopeless. As Henry Ford once said, "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right."

Monday, January 2, 2012

Provocative Ideas from Daniel Mackler

Ten Ways to Revamp the Mental Health System

Among other things, #4, Clients have a right to commit suicide, and no one has a right to stop them, is sure to provoke some strong reactions. What do you think? Is he right that this would actually reduce suicide?

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