Andrew W. Boyd has lived experience with mental illness. He holds a doctorate in computer science. He resides in northern Ontario and serves as board chair of the Sudbury Centre for Transitional Care and president of the Sudbury Arts Council.
If you’re like me, your path out of this prison will follow the path of grief: denial, anger, negotiation, depression. But only acceptance and behavioural modification open the Big Locked Door. The staff say you are here to get better, but you are here to mourn your illusion of sanity.