Psychosis Archive

Help and Hope for Mental Illness


Mike and Joyce speak with Cindy Vickers about assisting those who are suffering from a variety of conditions consolidated under the heading of mental illness.

Mental Health: Evaluation, Detection, and Treatment


Dr. Jay Lombard, behavioral neurologist, speaks with Joyce about the need for better ways to evaluate a person’s mental state and stability, and to determine what drugs or nutritional elements might be helpful for this particular individual. Good nutrition is essential to brain health. Individuals may have subtle deficiencies of essential minerals. There are thousands of drugs – which one is most likely to benefit this person?

Under The Radar: Distress Screening

Prologue: I seldom dwell on the fact that I am a cancer survivor. Now in my 16th year of survivorship I feel that I have grown comfortable with the fact that this type of cancer is essentially incurable, that it still has the capacity to metastasize, and the routine of follow-up CT scans and Dr. […]

The Complexity of PTSD

Dear Fellow Travelers: Recently, Joyce and I had the privilege of interviewing Michelle Bellon, author of The Complexity of a Soldier. Her book is a work of fiction, but it is based on a very profound and deep problem that many of our soldiers are now facing; PTSD. PTSD, also called post traumatic stress disorder […]

Healing Psychosis and Depression


Dr. Paris Williams, champion hang glider pilot, talks with Joyce and Mike about his own mental crisis, and what he learned by analyzing his experienced and those of others who have come through this period to a new and healthier way of being organized. He proposes a new way of treating mental illness, and periods of mental distress.

Archive

Shows from 2011 Support for Children whose siblings have special needs, 10-27-2011 Elizabeth Batson’s new book *I Have Needs Too! Supporting the Child Whose Sibling Has Special Needs* combines quotes and drawings from kids whose siblings have special needs with parenting help from a professional. The book offers parents insight and practical advice on how […]