We need a green alternative to a misguided mental health system

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Green mental health

Even as more and more reports surface dealing with how terribly dysfunctional the psychiatric system is there still tends to be a tendency by the psychiatrists and government to insist people who blast this system are crazy. These people are not crazy. The psychiatric system, which has a monopoly on mental health care, is a destructive misguided system and a green alternative is needed.

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There have been increasing reports of devastated lives after intervention by psychiatrists and yet they continue to have a hold on the mental health care system. Cries for help from the millions upon millions of victims of psychiatry can not be ignored. A green natural alternative to mental health care is needed.

Jim Gottstein, JD says the mental health system is terribly misguided

Jim Gottstein, JD, who has dedicated much of his professional work to the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights, has reported in the Alaska Dispatch News that the mental health system is terribly misguided and needs an overhaul. Gottstein was prompted to make some points about this matter due to the glaring failures in dealing with Esteban Santiago, which resulted in the tragic killing of five people and wounding of eight other people at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida airport.

Psychiatrists do not have any ability at all to predict who is going to turn out to be violent

Gottstein has highlighted that psychiatrists do not have any ability at all to predict who is going to turn out to be violent. What is called mental illness has not been found to in itself accurately predict an increased risk of becoming violent. In fact it has been found in studies that the accuracy of psychiatrists in identifying patients who would become violent was just a little better than chance.

Allegations of a mental disorder serve as only a small contributor for the risk of violence. Other factors such as past violent acts, alcohol abuse, membership in gangs, and a lack of family support outweigh labels of mental illness in predicting violence. So even though looking back it seems clear to many people that Santiago represented a danger, psychiatrists simply can't accurately predict violence.

What ends up being diagnosed as mental illness is due to some brain defect is a totally unproven theory

Gottstein has gone on to point out that it is clear the mental health system did not help Santiago. This system is basically totally misdirected towards treatment with drugs for the totally unproven, and what is likely to be untrue, theory that what ends up being diagnosed as mental illness is due to some brain defect.

Apparently Santiago was just given psychiatric drugs to deal with what appeared to be mental illness. What he really needed was help to deal with his traumatic war experiences says Gottstein. It is well known that psychiatric drugs are the cause of just the type of inexplicable mass-shootings which Santiago perpetrated.

After the Sandy Hook school massacre the International Society of Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry said Christopher Pittman was taking antidepressants when he murdered his grandparents. At the Columbine High School shooting Eric Harris, who was one of the gunmen, was taking Luvox. His associate, Dylan Klebold, had taken both Zoloft and Paxil.

Furthermore when Doug Williams killed five and wounded nine of his associate employees at Lockheed Martin he was taking Zoloft and Celexa. At the Massachusetts Wakefield massacre Michael McDermott was on three antidepressants when he shot off 37 rounds and killed seven of his fellow employees. And Kip Kinkel was taking Prozac when he murdered his parents and then killed two kids and wounded 25 at a school nearby.

In 14 recent school shootings, violent acts which were committed by people taking or withdrawing from psychiatric drugs resulted in greater than 100 people wounded and 58 people killed

The records show that in 14 recent school shootings, violent acts which were committed by people taking or withdrawing from psychiatric drugs resulted in greater than 100 people wounded and 58 people killed. It is clear that the over-reliance on psychiatric drugs by the psychiatrists is tragically harmful and counterproductive. And these drugs are so terribly physically destructive that those people who are diagnosed with serious mental illness by the mental health system have a lower life expectancy of about 20-25 years.

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Gottstein takes the position that locking people up and drugging them against their will does not serve as an answer for mental health issues. Along with the drugs the violence which is directed against patients by the mental health system begets violence from many of them.

Genita Petralli, a nutritional biochemist, discusses green mental health care and the reclaiming of lives from psychiatric drugs

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights has published a report by Genita Petralli which discusses green mental health care and the reclaiming of lives from psychiatric drugs. Petralli is a nutritional biochemist who has dedicated her career to improving mental health care of patients while fighting the abuses of psychiatrists.

Petralli relates her feelings that there is a new battleground for the so-called “War On Drugs”. This new battleground
is in your doctor’s office, where there is an unholy alliance between the pharmaceutical and psychiatric industries which presents a pseudo medical model which inflicts innocent victims with addictive, chemical abuse while lying to the public about this supposedly being based on good science and calling it good medicine.

It is pointed out by Petralli that the psychiatric drugs are simply variations of the exact same illegal drugs which the government has spent billions of dollars fighting. This is done to preserve pharmaceutical sales with no real concerns about the patients health and welfare. The psychotropic pharmaceuticals are extremely toxic to brain tissue and the liver. These poisons lower the quality of life and cause disease and death while never actually resulting in health and wellness.

The psychiatrists themselves are a gang of white collar drug pushers

Petralli has gone on to expose the truth about psychiatry. The psychiatrists themselves are a gang of white collar drug pushers who rob our society of every major resource which supports it right down to what is essential for our future; our children.

The psychiatric drugs are particularly devastating to the youth in our society notes Petralli. Most of the school shooters were on psychiatric meds. The ignorant position that these people were crazy in the first place and that's why they were on these toxic meds is shared by a lot of people. The facts are the school shooters started taking guns to school and initiating mass murders after the toxic mental health care system began drugging them.

The toxic psychiatric drugs turn once highly productive people into parasites of society

The psychiatric drugs are associated with domestic violence, increased car accidents, emergency room visits, hospital admissions, cancer, aneurysms, diabetes, tardive dyskinesia, suicide, and violence. These poisons turn once highly productive people into parasites of society as taxes are needed to pay for their subsidized housing, food stamps, health care costs, and disability payments. These victims of psychiatry are not at fault since they were told by their doctors to take their medicine to get better.

The government and psychiatrists are saying those who speak out against the government’s toxic mental health care initiatives are “terrorists” and “crazy”

Kids are now being forced to take the toxic psychiatric drugs by the government if a psychiatrist labels them with a “mental illness.” And the government and psychiatrists are saying those who speak out against the government’s toxic mental health care initiatives are “terrorists” and “crazy.” These people are themselves being incarcerated and drugged. This is all tragic with a pandemic of people being literally chemically lobotomized.

Petralli nurtures love and compassion in her patients instead of hate and violence which psychiatrists nurture

Petralli works hard to detoxify victims of psychiatric drugging. She is dedicated toward helping people get well and bringing them from the dark corners which they have suffered horribly in. With good nutrition, exercise, adequate rest and support Petralli helps patients achieve the bright light of health and wellness which was lost to them. She nurtures love and compassion in her patients instead of hate and violence which psychiatrists nurture.

The tragically unholy alliance between Big Pharma and psychiatry has been the cause of scores of deaths a year. As Petralli points out Big Pharma and psychiatry are literally sucking the life out of humanity and completely destroying the ability to achieve the high quality of life people which hope to reclaim when they seek care from a doctor.

As Gottstein has pointed out an overhaul of our misguided mental health system is needed. Petralli offers a natural green alternative to mental health care. There must be more initiatives to take mental health care in this direction if we wish to preserve humanity.

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