Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Anti-Methadone Movement: Just Say “Yes” to Heroin

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Today closes out our series on methadone by guest Grey Ryder, the pen name of a methadone activist and patient who blogs at aboutmethadone.com.  Following on his overview of th… See on … Continue reading

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Helium and barbiturates contribute to drug death statistics

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Inert gas helium and barbiturates led to more deaths last year than ecstasy, cannabis, mephedrone and GHB, official UK figures show. Demand for opiates and supply of opiates fall as do heroin … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Review of Books – Andrew Scull on All We Have to Fear: Psychiatry’s Transformation of Natural Anxieties into Mental Disorders

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Andrew Scull’s review of All We Have to Fear: Psychiatry’s Transformation of Natural Anxieties into Mental Disorders by Horwitz and Wakefield. See on lareviewofbooks.org

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I’m 31, gay and I’m ready to be a father

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Darren Kennedy investigates the challenges same-sex couples face in starting a family… See on http://www.independent.ie

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Estela Welldon: ‘I speak my mind. Patients take that very well’

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health The radical forensic psychotherapist believes that behind all human perversion lies an envy of the pregnant woman’s body. See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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Court rejects anorexia force-feed

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health A High Court judge has ruled in favour of an NHS trust that force feeding would not be in the “best interests” of an anorexic woman who weighs three stone. See on … Continue reading

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Anders Behring Breivik declared sane and sentenced to 21 years

See on Scoop.it – Counselling and Mental Health Court decides confessed killer was not psychotic when he went on rampage in Oslo that left 77 people dead… See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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