Articles by AlishiaDee

About AlishiaDee (377 Articles)
Alishia D. is a blogger, a beginning novelist, and a counselor at 2nd Story Peer Respite house where diagnostic labels and the culture of mental health is long forgotten. She's a mental health peer who has bounced through as many labels as she has doctors, and enjoys being sarcastic when she can. She also hates writing in 3rd person.

The MMJ Journey Pt. 3

  Is this self-medicating? I couldn’t give you a straight answer to that. Because I find myself slipping into that mindset of “magic fix”, although [...]

June 3, 2017 // 1 Comment

The MMJ Journey Pt 2.

  There is one thing that worries me about legalized Marijuana, and it has absolutely nothing to do with stoned drivers. It has nothing to do with smoked out streets or [...]

June 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

The MMJ Journal, Pt. 1

  Part one of this experiment. What experiment? The experiment of Medical Marijuana, CBD, and how they pertain to mental health per my experience. Remember, I was a [...]

June 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Why I Let Go Of Labels

Has a label ever really done anything but sit as ink on a piece of paper? Another good reason: “Scientists SURPRISED to find no two neurons are genetically a [...]

May 3, 2017 // 0 Comments


I like talking to therapists, psychologists, and LCSW’s for non-therapeutic services. Only if they have a certified degree. I’ve mostly spoken to a few online, [...]

April 24, 2017 // 2 Comments