Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

This online MBSR training course is 100% free and is modeled on the MBSR program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


PURPOSE 1: To establish a place where people with severe mental symptoms can rest and recover, without physical or mental abuse, shock, or the unnecessary administration of drugs. PURPOSE 2: To establish the standard procedures for the successful, safe handling and helping of people with severe mental symptoms. PURPOSE 3: To make these procedures known … Continued

Treatment for Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

by Charles Gant, N.M.D., Ph.D. The appearance of this article does not indicate an endorsement by Safe Harbor. We seek to provide information for both the lay and professional community and include articles with well-researched approaches and/or treatments that the writer feels have shown clinically to be of help. (This protocol should not be used … Continued

Commentary on Nutritional Treatment of Mental Disorders

from Willam Walsh, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Walsh Research Institute (The following information is taken from Dr. William Walsh’s discussion on Safe Harbor’s “Integrative Psychiatry” email list for professionals. To preserve Dr. Walsh’s wealth of information, we have posted his comments here, with the notation of added commentary [with the date] as discussion goes on.) ADD/ADHD … Continued

Psychiatric Drugs Impact Veterinary Medicine

by Richard Palmquist, DVM Chief of Medicine Centinela Animal Hospital Inglewood, CA Veterinary medicine is adopting psychiatric drugs at an alarming rate. The field of behavioral medicine is being medicalized in a manner paralleling the human psychiatric profession. This is not a surprise as most veterinary behavioral graduate programs use psychiatric literature to educate their … Continued