Answering Your Questions

Welcome to this week’s video blog!

This week I’m going to put our discussion about the Bright Future Program on hold because some very important questions came in that I feel should be answered here so everyone can learn from them.  Lisa from Illinois runs a group home, and I’m honored that the residents watch this blog as part of their weekly discussion meeting. Lisa asked if I have ever cut myself, and if I was still on Medication.

These are questions that have come up a couple of times in my discussions with others on their recovery journey, and that’s why I wanted to share with you here.  I’ll answer these questions, but I’d like to go beyond just giving the straight answers. I’m going to dive a little deeper into what is going on in the psyche of a person who cuts or self-mutilates, and give some tips for how you can help someone who is going through this sort of situation.

As many of you know, I am still on long-term medication.  I’d like to give some detail around my experiences with medication both in the past as well as side effects I continue to experience to this day.

Did this help you?  Do you have questions you’d like me to answer? Let me know in the comments below!

For more information on my recovery story, please check out my book To Cry a Dry Tear: Bill MacPhee’s journey of hope and recovery with schizophrenia.

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