Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Sensational Diagnosis?

This morning I took a tour of the videos available on YouTube put out there by people about DID. What I found disturbed me. While some were honest videos from people in varying states of recovery, many were obviously created by people caught up in what they believe to be a sensational diagnosis.   Living [...]

Mental Illness is a Human Condition!

100% OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD WILL SUFFER FROM A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS!

Who Is To Blame?

Why are we pointing fingers instead of doing the hard work of finding solutions?

The Awesome Power of Words

Words can change the world or destroy it.

I Refuse to be Undefined by Trauma

Just who is Shirley J. Davis?

The Neuropsychiatry of Dissociative Identity Disorder

What changes occur in the brains of people who live with DID?

Male Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

Men who were sexually abused as children, a helpful publication.

Harvard Paper About DID

Real Information About DID from the Harvard Review

What’s Ahead

Coming Soon!!!

America’s Obsession with Prescription Drugs, Are Medications Always the Answer?

We pop pills to make us feel better, but sometimes it is not needed. Why?

The “Yes” Movement

It is time for us to open a dialogue about female sexual predation. Just say "Yes", and start a movement that will hopefully end this tragedy.

Beyond Beds The Vital Role of a Full Continuum of Psychiatric Care

I received an email this evening from SAMHSA, (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) announcing the following report had finally come out today from the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors. The piece encompasses the first in a ten-part series on the inpatient psychiatric treatment capacity in the United States. SAMHSA had [...]

Gift of Voice

I am pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity for peers and providers of mental health services being offered by an organization known as Gift of Voice. Located in Edwardsville, Illinois, Gift of Voice strives to train, empower and educate for the mental health of individuals, communities and churches. Gift of Voice is a faith based [...]

POLICE OFFICERS AND THOSE IN A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

Police officers are trained to be authority figures, but these tactics often do not work on a person who is mentally compromised. What follows can be disastrous, not just for the mentally ill person, but for the police officer as well.

International Association of Peer Supporters Day

The power of peer support cannot be expressed in simple terms. Who better to aid a person who is severe mental pain than someone who has been there themselves. Peer supporter is a growing field, enabling many who have achieved success in dealing with their own emotional disorders to offer a hand up to those [...]