Scientology can always use the ECT card to discredit psychiatrists and discourage proper mental health treatment, and until it is seen for what it is, psychiatrists practicing it will always have to answer for a dubious treatment that literally relies on brain damage to "treat" the patient, just as they did with lobotomies. This is why patients, while already considered a danger to themselves or they wouldn't be in psychiatric hospitals, are asked to sign waivers in a de facto state of diminished capacity.
Personal accounts of treatments, approaches, experiences with bipolar disorder, suicide attempts and major depression.
How good therapy changes perception, which means more than most people imagine.
You don't have to feel this way. There is help. You can cope with suicidal feelings and thoughts. They are not your fault and they do not have to continue. Don't give in. Don't lose hope. There is help. Call (800) 442-HOPE.
Does internet, or email therapy really work, and is it as good as traditional therapy?
Video from the Mental Illness Stigma Project. How many ways can you describe someone who is mentally ill?