Mental Health Law

Be your own best advocate by knowing your mental health rights!

Mental Health Abuse: How Britney Spears Conservatorship Isn’t a Unique Story

By now, we’ve all heard the horrific details of the Britney Spears Conservatorship. If you’re (rightly) shocked by the revelations Brit poured out of her heart a couple days ago, you’re in for a rude awakening. I’m going to let you in on a secret that every mentally ill and disabled person knows all too …

Mental Health Abuse: How Britney Spears Conservatorship Isn’t a Unique Story Read More »

Four Pieces of U.S. Legislation Affecting Your Mental Health (And Why You Should Know About Them)

How much do you know about the legislation affecting your mental health care? Admittedly, I never really thought about the topic much myself. But after a pretty traumatic hospitalization, I began to get curious about the laws that perpetuated such a terrible system. Turns out, there’s a lot of legislation out there governing your mental …

Four Pieces of U.S. Legislation Affecting Your Mental Health (And Why You Should Know About Them) Read More »

5 Ways to Observe Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month! Every year during this month organizations, bloggers, individuals and non-profits raise their voices to fight the stigma behind mental health issues. And here at MSB, we’re right on that bandwagon. Here’s what we did last year! Mental Health Awareness Month 2020 Goals During May, we focused on current …

5 Ways to Observe Mental Health Awareness Month Read More »

“we’re All in this together” COVID-19 Resources For the tampa Bay area

A quick and dirty list of places where you should and SHOULDN’T look for help during the Coronavirus outbreak. Rental/Housing Resources: Don’t bother with the Tampa Bay Housing Authority – their website is useless in this situation even though it’s the first one that comes up on Google. DO call the Crisis Center of Tampa …

“we’re All in this together” COVID-19 Resources For the tampa Bay area Read More »

A Tale of Two Pharmacies: How to Afford Your Medication Even Without Insurance

Today we’re talking about how to afford your medication…even WITHOUT insurance. That’s right….we’re talking about drugs, man. Specifically we’re talking about an experience where I overpaid for mine and what you can do to avoid the very same pitfall. Storytime – How NOT to Afford Your Medication So a little while ago I used CVS …

A Tale of Two Pharmacies: How to Afford Your Medication Even Without Insurance Read More »

Knowledge is Power – Why Understanding the Law is Vital to your Recovery

Because staring an abuser in the face and quoting provisions from the National Mental Health Act will make them think twice about infantilizing, gaslighting, or abusing you. Also it’s pretty bad ass. This week on MSB is all about exploring the power of Mental Health Laws and Legislation and what that means to you in …

Knowledge is Power – Why Understanding the Law is Vital to your Recovery Read More »

Soul Balm Spotlight: Breaking Down the Baker Act

SOUL BALM SPOTLIGHT: BREAKING DOWN THE BAKER ACT JULY 11, 2019 | MMORRAN1 | EDIT Ah, the dreaded Baker Act. Here in Florida, we all know it. In fact we know it so well that its colloquial name has been turned into a verb: “oh no bro, I’m going to get Baker Acted!” or “they Baker Acted his ass …

Soul Balm Spotlight: Breaking Down the Baker Act Read More »

%d bloggers like this: