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mental health mondays :: what those voices are saying

ok, it's lazy time at mental health mondays, plus i think it's about time that i cede to those who know more, or who at least think about things from a different perspective than i do...


do those pills you're on even work? neuroskeptic would like to have a word with you.

what's you're problem? or, if we're going to debate on a psychological level... what's the cause of your problem?

think you've figured that bit out? here's a story from the process that might make you want to double check.

or you can find out the key steps for treating schizophrenia, courtesy of the bonkers institute. what's the worst that could happen?

of course, if you still feel like crap, you might want to consider that it's all for the best...

happy reading and, as always, feel free to ask...

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