Mental Health @ Home book review: Brain Storm
MH@H Book Reviews

Book Review: Brain Storm

Brain Storm by Shelley Kolton shares her experience discovering as an adult that she'd experienced childhood abuse and developed dissociative identity disorder, as well as the work she did on integration and healing. The book's introduction was written by feminist activist Robin Morgan. She wrote that this book affirms that DID is a feminist issue.… Continue reading Book Review: Brain Storm

MH@H book review: You Will Never by Normal
MH@H Book Reviews

Book Review: You Will Never Be Normal

You Will Never Be Normal by Catherine Klatzker takes the reader on a journey of discovery with her as she learns that she has dissociative identity disorder and Parts inside of her have been holding trauma she hadn't even been aware that she had experienced. The book opens in 2009 as she's having a talk… Continue reading Book Review: You Will Never Be Normal

Naltrexone: what it's approved for and what it has some evidence of benefit for
Psych Meds

Naltrexone – An Opioid Blocker That Gets Around

Naltrexone (brand names include Vivitrol and ReVia) blocks opioid receptors just like Narcan (naloxone), which is used to treat opioid overdoses. Both drugs prevent any opioids in the vicinity From being able to latch onto opioid receptors and do their opioid thing. While Narcan and fast- and short-acting, naltrexone works more slowly and is longer-acting.  It's available… Continue reading Naltrexone – An Opioid Blocker That Gets Around

The Emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home
Community Features

Emerging Blogger Series: Elle Rose (Secretladyspider)

This post is by Elle Rose from Secretladyspider. Explaining Derealization I’m going mad again. Oh my god, I’m going mad again. There’s something right outside the building, right outside the glass, but the world is flattened. It’s like we’re just some weird jigsaw puzzle and I will only exist if I go outside, but then… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Elle Rose (Secretladyspider)