58 min

Episode 119 - Crash: A Memoir of Overmedication and Recovery‪.‬ ADHD IS OVER!

    • Education

CRASH: A MEMOIR OF OVERMEDICATION AND RECOVERY is an episode with former Public School Teacher and Special Ed Speech Pathologist Ann Bracken. Ann holds degrees from Towson University and Johns Hopkins University. She is also a poet, a writer and an activist and her poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including Awakenings Review, Mad in America, Fledgling Rag, and Gargoyle.

Ann and I discussed the story of her own son’s ADHD diagnosis and his experience with stimulant medication, as well as Ann’s year-long struggle, trying to get herself off of antidepressants.

Her latest book, Crash: A Memoir of Overmedication and Recovery, explores mother-daughter experiences of mismanaged care for depression and chronic pain, and tells the multi-generational story using primary source records, journal entries, and current medical research.

For more information on Ann Bracken:

Website: www.annbrackenauthor.com

Where to buy Crash: A Memoir of Overmedication and Recovery:
- PDF and Print versions from www.annbrackenauthor.com
- Ebooks, Bookshop, Barnes&Noble, and Amazon.com

For more information on this podcast, please visit www.adhdisover.com

CRASH: A MEMOIR OF OVERMEDICATION AND RECOVERY is an episode with former Public School Teacher and Special Ed Speech Pathologist Ann Bracken. Ann holds degrees from Towson University and Johns Hopkins University. She is also a poet, a writer and an activist and her poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including Awakenings Review, Mad in America, Fledgling Rag, and Gargoyle.

Ann and I discussed the story of her own son’s ADHD diagnosis and his experience with stimulant medication, as well as Ann’s year-long struggle, trying to get herself off of antidepressants.

Her latest book, Crash: A Memoir of Overmedication and Recovery, explores mother-daughter experiences of mismanaged care for depression and chronic pain, and tells the multi-generational story using primary source records, journal entries, and current medical research.

For more information on Ann Bracken:

Website: www.annbrackenauthor.com

Where to buy Crash: A Memoir of Overmedication and Recovery:
- PDF and Print versions from www.annbrackenauthor.com
- Ebooks, Bookshop, Barnes&Noble, and Amazon.com

For more information on this podcast, please visit www.adhdisover.com

58 min