Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches

AfterWords - Stopping the Revolving Door - Assisted Outpatient Treatment

May 04, 2021 Randye Kaye Episode 16
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
AfterWords - Stopping the Revolving Door - Assisted Outpatient Treatment
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Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
AfterWords - Stopping the Revolving Door - Assisted Outpatient Treatment
May 04, 2021 Episode 16
Randye Kaye

Sometimes the best parts of the conversation happen after we press "stop" - so today we captured what happened after that. Guest is Eric Smith, a nationally recognized mental health advocate, public speaker, and consultant on matters of severe mental illness (SMI). He is also a graduate of assisted outpatient treatment (AOT).

AfterWords:

Why does Eric advocate for AOT?

What about AOT for someone who isn’t as “stellar” as Eric?

What’s a real human right? To make your own decision to refuse treatment while your brain is ill, or to receive “ordered” treatment when you’re  not yet aware that you need it?

Treatment, Structure. Purpose, Love - 4 elements of success.

“The least amount of harm and the most amount of good”

When families refuse to be the caretakers -what team can take over if we fight for it?

The pitfalls of the child-parent dynamic

From Serious mental Illness to   Thriving in reality



Show Notes

Sometimes the best parts of the conversation happen after we press "stop" - so today we captured what happened after that. Guest is Eric Smith, a nationally recognized mental health advocate, public speaker, and consultant on matters of severe mental illness (SMI). He is also a graduate of assisted outpatient treatment (AOT).

AfterWords:

Why does Eric advocate for AOT?

What about AOT for someone who isn’t as “stellar” as Eric?

What’s a real human right? To make your own decision to refuse treatment while your brain is ill, or to receive “ordered” treatment when you’re  not yet aware that you need it?

Treatment, Structure. Purpose, Love - 4 elements of success.

“The least amount of harm and the most amount of good”

When families refuse to be the caretakers -what team can take over if we fight for it?

The pitfalls of the child-parent dynamic

From Serious mental Illness to   Thriving in reality