The Zombie Ward: The chilling story of how 'depressed' women were put to sleep for months in an NHS hospital room - leaving mental scars that remain 40 years on Women with postnatal depression and anorexia passed through Royal Waterloo's infamous Ward 5  They were drugged and subjected to horrendous levels of ECT  Unluckiest were taken to the 'Narcosis Room' and put to sleep for weeks

The Zombie Ward: The chilling story of how 'depressed' women were put to sleep for months in an NHS hospital room - leaving mental scars that remain 40 years on

The Zombie Ward: The chilling story of how 'depressed' women were put to sleep for months in an NHS hospital room - leaving mental scars that remain 40 years on Women with postnatal depression and anorexia passed through Royal Waterloo's infamous Ward 5 They were drugged and subjected to horrendous levels of ECT Unluckiest were taken to the 'Narcosis Room' and put to sleep for weeks

Jean-Martin Charcot demonstrating hysteria in a patient at the Salpêtrière hospital-augustine.jpg (600×466)

Jean-Martin Charcot demonstrating hysteria in a patient at the Salpêtrière hospital-augustine.

Here Are 31 Photos From Old Mental Asylums That Will Haunt Your Dreams. I'm So Glad It's Different Now

31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

A Terrifying Asylum Tour Of The Past-Washington, DC circa "Foundling Hospital playroom. Tots at the Washington Asylum for "Foundlings" (whatever that meant).

13 Rare Photos Of Victorians Proving They Weren't As Serious As You Thought

13 Rare Photos Of Victorians Proving They Weren't As Serious As You Thought Since the invention of the camera, folks have been saying, "hold the camera while I do this stupid thing.

"They may thinks we aint so right in the head but we gonna shows them Dr. Quill - that we aint so wrongs in the head either." Moe, excerpt from Chapter MOE BETTER

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A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago.  Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

This is political because it shows how desperate the government left people. A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

Insane Asylum Patients in 1800 - Bing Images

Female patients in Ohio Insane Asylum in / Hopefully things have changed tremendously since then for the better. Makes you wonder how many suffered from more than just their mental prison.

We should not fear what we do not understand. We should embrace it and learn from it and empathize.

Mental Illness: The Stigma of Silence

COMPASSION--The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.

I think everyone should have this book as a reference to use as a guide when faces with questions about someone elses life choices and what got them there, before judgement occurs.  20 Greatest Memoirs of Mental Illness

Prozac Nation - Elizabeth Wurtzel, at one time my favorite book with more passages underlined and highlighted than any other book

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