From many years of experience in taking my loved ones for psychiatric treatment, I learned that whether you live in New York City or Boring, Oregon, all psychiatric disorders/illnesses are treated with the same 3-step process proven to cure no one. You are given:
Step 1: A diagnosis.
Step 2: Talk therapy.
Step 3: Patented, synthetic drugs.
Whether it’s schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, schizo-affective disorder, “Sudden Rage Disorder,” ADHD, ADD, depression, anxiety, or anything else, that’s all the treatment you get. You’re told that your illness is “incurable,” and that “drugs are the best treatment we have for now.” Your illness is “managed” until you die. Why? Because that’s where the real profits are. No one makes a dime off you if you’re cured. But if psychiatrists and their buddies, the drug companies, can turn someone into a life-long customer, they can really pull in the dough.
So, let’s look a little deeper at what the C.R.A.P. model of mental health care is really about:
Step 1: The diagnosis. This is only a description of the symptoms being passed off as a “diagnosis.” If these are all real diagnoses, then so are the following:
“Can’t Walk Disorder” for someone with a broken leg;
“Coughs a Lot Disorder” for the person with pneumonia;
“Scratches a Lot Disorder” for the patient with scabies.
Would you agree that these are all just a description of the symptoms? If your family doctor ever gave you such a “diagnosis,” would you accept it? I doubt it. I think you’d laugh at the absurdity and run out the door, never to return.
And yet, all psychiatric diagnoses in the United States are just a description of the symptoms. Think “ADHD,” “Bipolar,” “Anxiety Disorder,” or “Sudden Rage Disorder.”
Step 2: You get talk therapy to talk about how your symptoms make you feel, while the shrink is raking in, what, $150 per hour? $250? $500?
Step 3: You are given patented, synthetic drugs in an attempt to control your symptoms – but there is no attempt to find out what might be causing your symptoms. I know this from many years of being a part of psychiatrist appointments for my loved ones’ so-called “bipolar disorder,” “uni-polar bipolar,” “slight, atypical bipolar,” “bipolar with psychosis,” “bipolar with a touch of schizophrenia,” (no joke, I’m not making that up), and “ADHD.”
I’m sure you know as well as I, that if you don’t know what’s causing a problem, you’ll never be able to fix it. Once I finally realized the psychiatrists were only going to “manage” my loved ones’ illnesses until they died, I began to push a little, asking them what causes these disorders. Just for fun, I began asking each of them, to see what they’d say. Not one out of a dozen psychiatrists could give me a straight answer. Instead, they all said “No one knows what causes mental disorders,” or that “studies show” they’re due to “chemical” imbalances, or “It’s obviously genetic.”
If you’ll pardon the vulgar expression, what crap. Psychiatrists don’t know how to cure mental disorders because they were never taught that particular skill. Medical schools receive millions, probably tens of millions, of dollars from drug companies every year. Is it any wonder all students learn to simply match up symptoms with drugs?
When a psychiatrist says it’s due to a “chemical” imbalance, he always has a chemical he wants you to buy. But human beings cannot possibly have a “chemical” imbalance, we can only have a biochemical imbalance, that is, a problem with our natural biochemistry. How do you get your biochemistry back in balance? You don’t need chemicals, you need biochemicals, natural nutrients, most of which can be purchased at any health food store. Biochemicals are the (sort-of) natural substances our bodies need to be healthy, and that includes being mentally healthy. (By “sort-of,” I am referring to the fact that many food supplements are made synthetically. They’re still sort-of natural because they’re made to mimic the real thing as opposed to man-made drugs which are designed to only try to put a lid on the symptoms.)
Of course, if a person is in danger to himself or others, he has no choice but to take patented, synthetic psycho-active drugs to control his symptoms. That’s the law. Everyone else gets to make the choice of whether they want to manage their disorder/illness for life or if they want to really recover.
By the way, I don’t care if someone wants to take synthetic drugs to cover up his symptoms. That’s his or her choice. I’m only writing about using natural treatments to cure mental disorders because it worked miracles for my family members and because I think everyone on Earth should know that suppressing symptoms with drugs isn’t the only way to treat mental disorders. It’s just the vehicle that brings in the most profits for those who run the mental health care system: psychiatrists and drug companies.
Of course, DSHS has a hand in this fiasco, too, at your expense, I might add. More on this later so stay tuned!