Justice at Both Ends: Preventing and Treating Psychotic Disorders through Social Justice

Introduction It seems like a cruel joke. People who are already in disadvantaged positions are, on top of that, vulnerable to brain disorders. Then, the society that produced the disadvantage (poverty, racism, sexism, etc.) stigmatizes the person for having an illness. I want to be transparent here. I am diagnosed with schizophrenia. I live openly … Read moreJustice at Both Ends: Preventing and Treating Psychotic Disorders through Social Justice

Why *Have* I Been in the Hospital?

I mentioned previously that every time I have been hospitalized (8 times), it has been against my will, and against the law. So you may wonder why I have been hospitalized. There have been times, no doubt, that I have acted oddly. I have had strange beliefs sometimes when I’ve had psychotic breaks. Apart from … Read moreWhy *Have* I Been in the Hospital?

Have You Ever Wondered What It’s Like in A Mental Hospital?

Now that my new collection of poems is out, I can treat you with the knowledge that I have written more. In fact, I have several projects underway. My most recent collection is called Hospitalized. It deals my my mental illness, and being hospitalized in a psychiatric facility. I usually go to a place in … Read moreHave You Ever Wondered What It’s Like in A Mental Hospital?

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