What should be happening to meet half way? People with lived-experience should be included in crisis-assessment and certainly there is a major right being violated when a person with lived-experience is not included on the Mental Health Review Board. (Which at the moment is utterly biased. Totally on psychiatry's side of the river.)
What? Does society actually think we're not capable? Recovery is more than just possible. It is something that would be happening more than it is, if we were not drugged and denied recovery. And, people with lived-experience are generally more understanding of others in crisis who are experiencing an altered state of consciousness, because they've been through something similar themselves. People with lived-experience have a vastly better understanding of coping mechanisms, and, I know it would've calmed me down immensely, when I was in a crisis state, to know there was someone who was meeting me on my side of the river.