I’ve been working hard this last year to make Aftershock better. I still have a long way to go but things are ready enough for me publish. Please stay tuned for more improvements and projects to participate in 🙂
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Hi, Jane here 🙂 I just purchased the aftershock URL and in the process of setting everything up. Till the transfer is complete, my old site is still up and running and can be viewed here: aftershocklifeafterect.wordpress.com.
The effects of DBS for depression seem to belong more in a horror movie– not modern medicine.
I have some exciting news! Oliver has recently had a collection of his powerful writing published!
I met a lovely psychiatric survivor several months ago who sent me this..along to the rest of you. Fellow survivors,
you are my heroes.
You inspire me.
Thank you for being there.
Thank you for fighting you daily battles.
Most people will never fathom the hell you all have been/go through.
Few may ever even know what it takes to be the amazing person you are despite of all you struggle with.
Its a privilege for me to say that I do.
I was browsing shock books on Amazon and came across a new survivor account, From the Lion’s Mouth: Healing from Trauma, Electroshock, Scapegoating, and Grief in a Dysfunctional Family and Psychiatric System. Of course I bought it asap. There are so few survior accounts in print, each one is a precious commodity to me. …
My drugging began at age 11 and didn’t end till my mid 20s. During that time I was put on every cocktail imaginable, leading to extreme, unspeakably horrible, sometimes life threatening side effects, and long-term chronic health problems in exchange for zero improvement of depression, anxiety and insomnia. Oh yeah, can’t forget the whole …
I’m feeling a bit discouraged today. A few months back I got my hands on my k-12 school file. I was exited because it had results from several rounds of psychological testing. I thought would help confirm my brain damage from ECT. The problem? I had some pretty profound learning disabilities before ECT. My neurologist’s …
My story is a typical one, though were led to believe it’s not. Every shock survivor I’ve talked to has some variation of these experiences. Same song. Different tune. Our stories are valid; our damage doesn’t evaporate when someone points out Suzie Success Story who responded fabulously to shock. Nor does the issue of nonexistent …