What family and friends can do to help a loved one with an addiction.

Everyone uses defense mechanisms to protect themselves from anxiety and in social settings to cope with what is happening around them. Defense mechanisms are usually healthy ways that people have to deal with whatever is happening but become pathological when maladaptive behaviors emerge from the unconscious mind to manipulate or deny reality. Addicts use defense mechanisms to rationalize their addiction and to protect their own ego. Continue reading What family and friends can do to help a loved one with an addiction.

Yes! Class action status against Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana means advocates can move forward.

The federal lawsuit claiming abuse at Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana prison alleges harsh treatment and isolation of the mentally ill and has been granted class action status. Continue reading Yes! Class action status against Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana means advocates can move forward.

Pastor convicted of child sex abuse. Alicia is awarded $1.5 million, but says it’s not about the money.

What makes this case even more horrible is that besides her abusers testifying that she has false memories, they said she had false memories because of the psychotropic drugs the doctors have had her on since she was a child. So it’s a big circle of abuse where the systems just keep pointing fingers instead of addressing the problems. The members of the church that testified were the same people that abused her. Imagine finding the strength that she did as a sex trafficking survivor, only to have the people she accused of abusing her testify that she has false memories because of the psychotropic medications the doctors keep her on. Continue reading Pastor convicted of child sex abuse. Alicia is awarded $1.5 million, but says it’s not about the money.

House Speaker Dennis Hastert pays “Hush Money” just days before the trial.

The civil “hush money” lawsuit against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert. House Speaker Dennis Hastert  was never charged for the allegations of sexual abuse maybe because the statute of limitations had ran out. Let me say this: it’s never over for a victim of childhood sexual abuse. It’s never over. It impacts them for the rest of their lives,” Browne said. Continue reading House Speaker Dennis Hastert pays “Hush Money” just days before the trial.

Borderline Personality Disorder or Adoptee? — Finding Joy…….

Dr Ramani was talking about borderline personality disorder (bpd) and how to recognise it from the 9 traits of it. Watching it I thought wow! This sounds so much like the traits of an adopted person. Continue reading Borderline Personality Disorder or Adoptee? — Finding Joy…….

Genetic Enhancements and Brain Machine Interfaces

A look at Karen Moxom’s Mind Over Matter Project that is moving beyond implanting chips in people who are paralyzed or missing a limb to implanting chips in addict’s brains to change their behaviors Continue reading Genetic Enhancements and Brain Machine Interfaces