Mental Health

Will the Mental Health Industry Undermine the Community-based Climate Change Revolution?

As mainstream mental health ideas and approaches are increasingly incorporated by community resilience-building groups, critics warn about the dangers of pathologizing and medicalizing reactions to climate change. Read the article on Mad in America.  

By |2020-09-14T22:30:08+00:00September 14th, 2020|0 Comments

The Launch of Inner Compass Initiative and The Withdrawal Project

I am proud to have helped develop these two websites, contributing researching, writing and editing for them. One of the most significant elements is the development of the most comprehensive, self-directed, layperson's guide to safer psychiatric drug withdrawal ever produced. I include below further details from the organization's executive director. Rob ******************** I am writing

By |2020-08-07T05:33:23+00:00January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Escape from British Columbia

Some people say that our province’s strong mental health laws save lives. A constitutional court challenge says they lead to discrimination, abuse, fear and the flight of psychiatric refugees. THE PSYCHIATRIC NURSE held out a paper cup with pills. Sarah clasped a handwritten note. Having learned not to protest loudly, the 24-year-old gave the nurse

By |2016-11-13T02:15:48+00:00November 13th, 2016|0 Comments
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