Monthly Archives: February 2012

Web Event: PCORI’s National Patient and Stakeholder Dialogue

PyschOdyssey has just received news of an event surely of interest to families in the malstrom. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) on Monday, February 27 will host its National Patient and Stakeholder Dialogue on its Draft National Priorities for … Continue reading

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New Book Review: Defying Mental Illness

When individuals thrust into the maelstrom of mental illness, there can never be enough information. A short new book, Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support by Paul Komarek and Andrea Schroer, is thus a welcome addition to the field … Continue reading

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New Video: Schizophrenia: A Recovery

PsychOdyssey has come across a poignant, very personal YouTube video by an articulate young Englishman calling himself JohnJustHuman. For families with a loved one having a psychiatric disability and hearing voices, this video helps improve understanding by personalizing the experience. John first … Continue reading

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New Link: DrugWatch.com

A critical challenge of navigating the maelstrom of mental illness is medications. PsychOdyssey has discovered an excellent resource to help individuals with psychiatric disabilities and their families in this important area. DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive online medical database featuring information … Continue reading

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