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Beyond Well Science · Dec. 5, 2019

Hearing Voices a Personal Experience of Healing

FEATURING: Sheila Hamilton, Reggie Lee
TAGS: Depression, Hallucinations, Hearing Voices, Psychosis, Tactile Experiences, Visions, Voices

In this stunning interview with Beyond Well’s Sheila Hamilton, Reggie Lee describes in detail the path back to health and wellness.

By Sheila Hamilton

(Warning: Potentially triggering and graphic content)

Reggie Lee is facilitating the expansion of the Hearing Voices Network throughout the Pacific Northwest. Reggie had a spiritual break in the winter of 2012. He went from cooking in fine dining to an earth shattering break from personal identity coupled with distressing voices, intense visions, and tactile experiences, which lead Reggie to a suicide attempt.

In this stunning interview with Beyond Well’s Sheila Hamilton, Reggie describes in detail the path back to health and wellness.

Beyond Well Science · Nov. 28, 2019

Alternatives to Treating Mental Health

FEATURING: Sheila Hamilton, Dr. Shannon Hughes
TAGS: Anxiety, Depression, Evidence Based Treatments, Mental Health, Science

A groundbreaking study demonstrating the power of community, self-reliance, peer-support, and spiritual awareness in treating mental health.

By Sheila Hamilton

Dr. Shannon Hughes teaches, writes, and conducts research about the medicalization of human distress and the role of psychotropic drugs in managing our mental and emotional lives.

She has developed and delivered education for professional social workers, counselors, and researchers on the topics of safety and efficacy of psychoactive substances used in mental health care, shifting paradigms of drug use, and roles of helping professionals in supporting empowered relationships with psychoactive substances.

Dr. Hughes is actively engaged in community education and leadership in the emerging field of psychedelic medicine in Colorado. Her lab offers holistic, person centered, peer based, and cutting edge alternatives founded in the synthesis of research evidence, innovative thinking, and community partnership.

In this discussion, Sheila and Shannon talk about the Alternatives for mental health and healing lab and a groundbreaking study demonstrating the power of community, self-reliance, peer-support, and spiritual awareness in helping young people heal from anxiety and depression.

Beyond Well Science · Nov. 21, 2019

The Power of Peer Support

FEATURING: Keris Jan Myrick
TAGS: Mental Illness, Schizophrenia, peer support

Keris Jen Myrick is shattering the myths surrounding people living with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

By Sheila Hamilton

Keris Jen Myrick is shattering the myths surrounding people living with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

Myrick was the Discipline chief for Peer services for the La County department of mental health  and the director of the office of consumer Affairs for the center for mental health services at SAMHSA.

She is a leading mental health advocate and executive, known for her innovative and inclusive approach to mental health reform.

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