Monthly Archives: July 2011

New Video: NJN Clip on Hagedorn’s Closing

The State of New Jersey is now scheduled to close Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital, the smallest of State’s four psychiatric hospitals. Last December, PsychOdyssey testified before the Governor’s Commission in favor of the closing, citing psychiatric rehabilitation principles, the available capacity … Continue reading

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New Video: Living With Schizophrenia–A Call for Hope and Recovery

A new video from the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, “Living with Schizophrenia: A Call for Hope and Recovery” explores the lives of three people living with schizophrenia, a chronic brain disorder that can be severe and disabling … Continue reading

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New Course at PsychOdyssey Academy: Multifamily Groups

PsychOdyssey Academy is pleased to announce a new self-study course: PsychOdyssey 360: Multifamily Groups. Multifamily group treatment (MFGT) is an evidence-based modality for helping individuals and their families navigate the maelstrom of mental illness, particularly schizophrenia. Integrating psychoeducation and behavior … Continue reading

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New Video: Stopping the Revolving Door

The Treatment Advocacy Center has just released Stopping The Revolving Door: A Civil Approach to Treating Severe Mental Illness, a 30 minute video about the controversial subject of compulsory outpatient treatment. It is not  comfortable for families to watch, since … Continue reading

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