I don’t talk about my childhood much. Partly because I don’t want to upset my readers, but also because it is not my story alone to tell. The people whoContinue reading “CAMHS nearly killed me, and it’s not okay.”
Tag Archives: Psychosis
Reclaiming Neurofuturism: An introduction
In some of my recent articles, I have referred to something called neurofuturism. While neurofuturism itself is not a new word (although weirdly, I didn’t know this when I firstContinue reading “Reclaiming Neurofuturism: An introduction”
Mental health and the diagnostic process: A neurofuturist perspective
As I discussed in my recent article about co-occurring conditions, the diagnostic process in psychiatry is inherently flawed on the basis that we have failed to find any meaningful relationshipContinue reading “Mental health and the diagnostic process: A neurofuturist perspective”
A Schizophrenic woman was dead three years before being found: Here’s why that happened
This article will be upsetting to read. Click here to read the news story. Laura Winham was a Schizophrenic woman. I don’t know much about her, but I can imagineContinue reading “A Schizophrenic woman was dead three years before being found: Here’s why that happened”
Queerness and me
Queerness. It’s a word that I hid from for over 30 years, and yet, as I type it, I find myself feeling a deep comfort. I have long known thatContinue reading “Queerness and me”
Positive self-identity and Autistic mental health
If there is one recurring theme I come across time and again in my work, it’s that reduced psychological wellbeing in Autistic people is inherently linked to our sense ofContinue reading “Positive self-identity and Autistic mental health”
(Mis)perceptions of reality: Autism, psychosis, and my quest for objective truth
A brief venture into the questions that being Autistic and psychotic have raised for me, ending with the only thing i knownto be true.
Neuroqueer: Authentic embodiment of mental health
This article was Co-Authored by David Gray-Hammond and Katie Munday Trigger Warning: Discussion of mental health It is a surprisingly contentious discussion to have, but the neurodiversity paradigm does notContinue reading “Neuroqueer: Authentic embodiment of mental health”
Ben Nelson-Roux and Chris Nota: Two tragic tales of systemic failings
This article was Co-Authored by Tanya Adkin and David Gray-Hammond Trigger Warning: Death, drug and alcohol use, suicide, systemic failure, mental health crisis, inpatient psychiatric care. The 13th of SeptemberContinue reading “Ben Nelson-Roux and Chris Nota: Two tragic tales of systemic failings”
Neuroqueer: Depathologising psychiatric “conditions”
A consideration on how neuroqueer theory can be used to depathologise the field of psychiatry and psychiatric conditions.
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