How Social Media Melted My Mind

Why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, & Google Are to Blame

The author in January 2020, shortly before his schizophrenic breakdown.

In January 2020, right at the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, I suffered the worst mental health crisis of my life. With my life partner of twenty years watching from the sidelines, I was picked up off the streets of Redwood City, California by the local police and escorted to a mental health crisis center for immediate assistance. Less than 72 hours later…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store