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Doctors put me on 40 different meds for bipolar and depression. It almost killed me.

Does our mental health system do more to harm patients than to help them?

Amanda Gelender
May 31, 2016 · 11 min read
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A conversation series on Medium.

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Me, at a dress rehearsal for a musical I performed in 2004, before I was heavily medicated.
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A conversation series on Medium.

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Smashing stigmas around mental health since 2017.

Thanks to Madison Kahn

Amanda Gelender

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I work on psychedelics, mental health, justice + liberation, equity, & org culture. Founder: www.psychedelicexploration.com. Partner: www.vayaconsulting.com

Anxy Magazine

Smashing stigmas around mental health since 2017.

Amanda Gelender

Written by

I work on psychedelics, mental health, justice + liberation, equity, & org culture. Founder: www.psychedelicexploration.com. Partner: www.vayaconsulting.com

Anxy Magazine

Smashing stigmas around mental health since 2017.

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