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Erasing Painful Memories

This blog is repeatedly being searched for what psychiatric drugs will erase painful memories. There are none. What has happened to you has made you the person you are.  Painful memories cannot be excised from your mind like a tumor … Continue reading

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CPEP: Syracuse’s Gitmo (Part II)

            Next, after you walk into CPEP (Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program) everything you have is taken away from you.  Your cell phone, telephone/address book, sweatshirt and Weekly Reader—all taken away from you and locked up.             You are now, unequivocally, in … Continue reading

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CPEP: Syracuse’s Gitmo

            On February 5, 2009, the Post-Standard published a letter that read in part “[CPEP]was filled way beyond capacity, with patients lying on chairs, floors, anywhere they could find space. It was quickly clear to us that it was understaffed, dealing … Continue reading

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