“Thank You for Medicating Me” – A fascinating article from The Tyee

Erin L. Hawkes shares her story about her struggles with schizophrenia and having to be forcibly medicated and hospitalized. It is a very honest and interesting look at schizophrenia and the medications that often go along with it.

Here is an expert from “Thank You for Medicating Me“:

“My schizophrenia, I’ve been told, is just a “chemical imbalance in the brain.” It is not my fault. It is a brain disease. Drugs will stabilize me. I don’t trust them. Instead, I believe that microscopic rats are eating my brain, a homicidal man is tracking my every move, and the Voices I hear are urging me to commit suicide.”

It is worth reading the full article and it can be found on The Tyee. 

Erin L. Hawkes shares her story about her struggles with schizophrenia and having to be forcibly medicated and hospitalized. It is a very honest and interesting look at schizophrenia and the medications that often go along with it.

Here is an expert from “Thank You for Medicating Me“:

“My schizophrenia, I’ve been told, is just a “chemical imbalance in the brain.” It is not my fault. It is a brain disease. Drugs will stabilize me. I don’t trust them. Instead, I believe that microscopic rats are eating my brain, a homicidal man is tracking my every move, and the Voices I hear are urging me to commit suicide.”

It is worth reading the full article and it can be found on The Tyee.