Successful Schizophrenia is a web site dedicated to raising awareness of the constructs which currently and historically exist within the field of mental health. The training procedures in psychiatry, clinical psychology and allied fields brainwash practitioners into sustaining a dysfunctional system while expelling and discrediting those who think for themselves. Our site is meant to provide critical information that is supressed elsewhere, to allow for our visitors to connect with each other, and be reassured that YOU ARE NOT ALONE! (See our links page, Create a Community section for a few websites trying to connect with others)
The developers of Successful Schizophrenia.org do not necessarily agree with all comments, beliefs and ideas posted at this site, or at sites we've chosen to link to--website focuses change. Our submissions come from a wide variety of folks with a wide variety of beliefs. We feel it is more important to give people a voice rather than scrutinize our opinion of their process or beliefs. With so many personal stories and experiences,
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Fall 2008 - PLEASE NOTE: Successful Schizophrenia.org is a volunteer effort subsidized by Practical Psychology Press. Due to company priorities, we are not able to provide regular updates at this time. However, we will do our best to answer you.
Site conceptualized by the late Al Siebert, PhD
Designed and maintained by KP Services
Disclaimer: Material found on the Successful Schizophrenia website is for your information only. We are not able dispense specific advice for your situation. If you are under a doctor's care, you should talk with him or her about your mental health goals and if they are not on the same page as you, ask for a referral to a doctor or counselor who is. It may mean interviewing several. If you are on your own, you may wish to contact your local county mental health department to ask for local resources. Our site exists to show people that there are all varieties of mental states and assessments of those states; that sometimes 'mental health' is in the eye of the beholder; and that the mental health profession needs to continue to open itself up to the new paradigm ... progress is being made!
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