Therese Borchard
Ever since I started an online community and foundation for treatment-resistant depression—depression and anxiety that doesn’t respond to psychotropic medications—I’ve been inundated with mail from desperate people who have tried 30 and 40 different kinds of antidepressants and feel no relief. I repeatedly hear from family members of folks who have tried everything and are...
When 39-year-old Uzeyer Novruzov fell off his 18-foot ladder during the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent, my heart stopped. The balancing stunt previously landed him in a coma for three days, but that apparently has not stopped the circus performer from attempting it over and over again. The first thing he said when he rose...
This post is from my archives. TRIGGER: Please communicate with your doctor if you are considering tapering off of an antidepressant. My depression did not involve psychosis or dangerous manias. Four years ago a good friend of mine put her 10-year-old son on Prozac. He had always suffered from anxiety and anger outbursts, but at...
This post is from my archives. I speak about taking my health in a new direction, but if you suffer from severe mental illness (including episodes of psychosis and dangerous mania), please consult your physician before making any changes. My story is just one story. It is not yours. There comes a moment in every person’s life when...
Hi Readers, Apologies for the spam post that went out. I’m having issues with my site and working on getting everything corrected. Therese Share this:
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Therese Borchard
I am a writer and chaplain trying to live a simple life in Annapolis, Maryland.

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