Insight & Control: 2 extremely important mental illness concepts

This post is to describe some concepts I’ll be referencing in other posts & which I think are extremely important for the general public to understand. They’re common knowledge in psychiatry/psychology but rarely show up in mental health discussions among the wider public. This includes many progressive & leftist spaces that promote discussions on mental […]

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My finding psychiatric care saga or how hard it is to “get help” even with immense social privilege

This is traumatic to write about because it’s tied up emotionally with what happened next, which is me getting hospitalized in a psych ward, which I don’t wish on my worst enemies. I can’t write about that, not yet. So this saga will end in a bit abruptly till I can get out the rest […]

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Options based accessibility vs accommodations based accessibility

Ok so I wanna talk abt what I call “options based accessibility” vs “accommodations based accessibility”… “Accommodations based accessibility” is what we’re mostly used to. There’s the default way of doing things & access needs disabled ppl have require an accommodation which is separate from the default.  It may require modification of equipment, processes etc […]

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