Friday, February 22, 2019

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Shery Mead on Intentional Peer Support

EM: Can you tell us a little about your own journey from “chronic patient” to mental health advocate? https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/rethinking-mental-health/201604/shery-mead-intentional-peer-support Shery Mead Becoming a chronic mental patient was an insidious process. I was so tired and so discouraged. In hospital settings, I got messages like you know you need to be here, it’s for

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Abuse infiltrated every part of her being

https://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/109531418/back-from-the-brink-learning-to-live-after-a-life-of-sexual-abuse That abuse infiltrated every part of Giddy's being, shaped how she viewed the world and dominated the parenting of her five children. No-one was going to hurt her kids like she had been hurt - she became fixated on keeping them safe. "I'd have to set out all these structures and plans...my girls always

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