Trump administration must stop giving psychotropic drugs to migrant children without consent, judge rules | The Washington Post

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee ruled that the federal government must seek consent before giving migrant children medication. (NAPABA/AP) A federal judge on Monday found that U.S. government officials have been giving psychotropic medication to migrant children at a Texas facility without first seeking the consent of their parents or guardians, in violation of state … Continue reading Trump administration must stop giving psychotropic drugs to migrant children without consent, judge rules | The Washington Post

Review: Preliminary thoughts on ‘Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist’ (Hadley) | Therapeutic Diversity

I am hoping to do a full review of this book at some point, but here are my thoughts so far on the book Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist. The book features seventeen narratives on race and culture in Music Therapy, compiled by Susan Hadley. At the very start of the book Hadley speaks … Continue reading Review: Preliminary thoughts on ‘Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist’ (Hadley) | Therapeutic Diversity

Demi Lovato’s honesty on mental illness is a rare gift | Jean Hannah Edelstein/ The Guardian

As many of those who have struggled with mental health know, the road to recovery is hard Drug addiction and mental illness are real, constant struggles for millions of Americans, and Demi Lovato has long been forthcoming about the fact that she is among them. Source: Demi Lovato's honesty on mental illness is a rare … Continue reading Demi Lovato’s honesty on mental illness is a rare gift | Jean Hannah Edelstein/ The Guardian

#AutisticWhileBlack: Diezel Braxton And Becoming Indistinguishable From One’s Peers | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

Kerima Çevik theautismwars.blogspot.com The author's idea of what displaying autism positivity looks like [Image: a Black woman over 50 with braided gray hair wearing Neurodiversity 3.0 by ThinkGeek, a black T-shirt with a world globe design on the upper chest area in the shape of a human brain, colored in physical map fashion i.e., water … Continue reading #AutisticWhileBlack: Diezel Braxton And Becoming Indistinguishable From One’s Peers | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

A path to wellbeing: the growing world of gardening therapy | The Guardian

Horticultural therapists reveal how outdoor projects help to support physical and mental health Horticultural therapist Thomas Erskine enjoys a “sense of connection” when he works outdoors. Being wholly absorbed in an activity – taking in the immediacy of the environment – enables him “to lose the frenetic noise of a speeding world”. Source: A path … Continue reading A path to wellbeing: the growing world of gardening therapy | The Guardian