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You’re Nuts if You Don’t Read This

hidden-valley-road.com Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family: Kolker, Robert: 9780525562641: Amazon.com: Books This is not inside information, but for some who don’t read Oprah’s choice every month, Hidden Valley Road, is a phenomenal nonfiction book about an American Family where six of the twelve children were diagnosed with schizophrenia by the 1970’s …

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365 Days of Halloween

With talk of another mask mandate and school closings, I thought I would point out the obvious. The recent surge in teenage suicide and depression, which is a far larger public health threat than COVID-19.  After all the median age of people dying from COVID is 80 years old (U.S. life expectancy is 78.8). In …

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Prognosis: Misdiagnosis

I can’t figure out how I slipped through the cracks and wasn’t officially diagnosed as schizophrenic until 2020 at the age of forty-eight. Afterall, as a nine year old, I was taking a drug called Melaril, a first generation antipsychotic drug that was withdrawn worldwide in 2005 because it caused severe cardiac arrhythmias, but is …

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Rubik’s Cube

One of the mostest harderest things (bad grammar intended) for me as a mentally ill writer is the self-inflicted wound of isolation I have hoisted upon my shoulders. Without having worked in an office setting in over ten years, my computer skills are negligent. Just getting to this point of having a website of crazy-stir.com …

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