Posts Tagged: treatment
Now that Prince’s death has officially been linked to opiate use—an accidental overdose of Fentanyl, the be specific—some artists are heeding the icon’s death as a warning to get their own opiate use in check. Chaka Khan, who counted Prince as a friend, has checked herself into rehab to treat her own Fentanyl use....more
The idea that “mental illness is the heart of creativity” has persisted for decades. But this idea can negatively impact one’s ability to seek help that they truly need. At The Establishment, Sarah Bronson debunks the notion that treating mental illnesses like depression unilaterally has a negative impact on one’s ability to create:
I recognize that not all mental illnesses are alike and that some people actually appreciate how their illness uniquely empowers them.