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).
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