I think there is a certain prevailing idea that cannabis and other toxins are not of great importance to our health. Alcohol is consumed on a regular basis by millions of people. And despite all the publicity campaigns, people smoke tobacco with joy.
Anyone who has experienced an episode of depression and even more, the major depression, knows that it often entails the loss of friends, family, affection, work, etc. In a social context where everything must be cool and good vibe, we are considered “Toxic People”.
I think that talking about the negative symptoms of schizophrenia means talking about the time since you are diagnosed it and you start the treatment until your death.
My trauma originated during the early 80s, when times were changing in Spain. I was then 9 or 10, and my memories are a bit blurred.
Hello, my name is Francesc and I write the following text to try to convey how the positive dynamics in the recovery, especially the illustration and the graphic arts.
My mother’s memory is going away. And if he is told, he gets angry. He is many years old, but he thinks his mind is as fresh as when he was twenty.
Probably I am not the most appropriate person to talk about it, but I think that one of the major problems of a person with mental disorders is the fear.
Freedom is difficult when you see yourself as a slave who deserves your situation. And it is difficult to release the stigma when you consider yourself inferior to others or a lesser person.
These are difficult times, and for us probably worse than for others. Our living standard goes down. A cultural association where some of my mates from the Outpatient Clinic went has been closed.
It is important that people with mental health disorders behave in ways that make us feel better. The solution to our problems is not just medication. Medication may sometimes be very important. It may even be essential.