Mental Health Manifesto

Will Hall is the author of  The Harm Reduction Guide To Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs . A survivor of a schizophrenia diagnosis who works as a therapist and teaches internationally on mental diversity, including psychiatric medication. This video provides basic guidance for anyone considering reducing or coming off psychiatric medications. Will goes in to greater […]


What Suicide Says About Us

by Neseret on May 17, 2013

The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself doesn’t do so out of quote ‘hopelessness’ or any abstract conviction that life’s assets and debits do not square. And surely not because death seems suddenly appealing. The person in whom Its invisible agony reaches a certain unendurable level will kill herself the same way […]


The Many Facets of Mental Illness

by Neseret on March 23, 2013

To be ill adjusted to a deranged world is not a breakdown. ~ Jeanette Winterson ~ Even if you were born in to a fairly “healthy” family, you’re still a part of a larger world that continues to perpetuate cycles of pain and suffering. It is highly likely you would have been affected by the negative vibration of […]


Mental Health Manifesto: PTSD

by Neseret on August 11, 2012

PTSD is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. It is certainly not addressed or treated effectively in the mental health system and certainly not by families, communities and even the world at large. At the mental health telesummit we will be discussing the impact of trauma/PTSD. We will share  with you information and tools to assist you in your journey of  healing from […]



Mental Health Manifesto: Letting Go of Shame

by Neseret on August 5, 2012

“When you live with AUTHENTICITY to allow your light to shine and with CONGRUENCY between inner feelings and outer presentation, you will OPEN up space for those around you to feel at PEACE and experience the flow of LOVE, life and SPIRIT.”


What is a Mental Health Manifesto?

by Neseret on July 31, 2012

What is a mental health manifesto anyway? A manifesto is a “public declaration of intentions, opinions, views and objectives”. The mental health manifesto is a series of videos I will be posting and sharing with you about my experience working in the mental health system with thousands of people affected by mental illness and addiction. […]


Suicide: When Pain Exceeds Resources for Coping

by Neseret on November 22, 2011

“Suicide is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping with pain.” As a mental health nurse I have worked with many individuals from all walks of life who felt suicidal. Many people have fleeting thoughts of ending their life or a wish that they were no longer alive when going through extremely […]