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Made, Not Born: An End to Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization (Part I)


            On Christmas night, I took an overdose—nothing planned, not a suicide attempt, just a blind irrational act of pain.  I hung up from a phone call and swallowed all the pills on my bedside tray table.  Had there been … Continue reading

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