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R.I.P. Peter Campbell (1949-2022)

Peter Campbell (1949-2022) Survivor activist, writer, and poet https://www.disabilityartsonline.org.uk/peter-campbell?fbclid=IwAR35cDCoQ7RnvZiVVO1DSECZVtxSC2Z77PBxnVsYWI06H5YOjMb5E6UCOaE

“Enact The Gayton Principle” by Judy Gayton

In Enact The Gayton Principle, Judy Gayton writes, "People with disabilities, both physical and cognitive, are currently discriminated against in the Legal Aid system because they...

“Asylum”

This story, published in Aeon, about a hospital at Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole, in southern France during WWII, has some lessons for us today. According to author...

“Global Psychiatry’s Crisis of Values”

American psychiatrist Awais Aftab, leads the series 'Conversations in Critical Psychiatry' for Psychiatric Times. His June 3rd installment, an interview with Dainius Pūras, MD,...

“Does Capitalism Make Us Crazy?” by Susan Rosenthal

From "Does Capitalism Make Us Crazy? by Susan Rosenthal: "There are two things we can do now. The first is, tell the truth. Mental suffering is...

“Cured”

Bruce Levine reviews “Cured,” a PBS Independent Lens documentary about gay liberation from psychiatry to be broadcast on October 11, 2021.  Levine writes: "Cured is...

Federal Solitary Confinement Class Action

Federal Solitary Confinement Class Action   https://kmlaw.ca/cases/federal-solitary-confinement-class-action/?fbclid=IwAR0fQe3LGVXs_P7-iZNCUBb75i64nfM_E7KkBYNNq2o_URYRbmCYHSnSM6g

End of Mission Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of...

Ottawa, 12 April 2019 Read the entire statement issued by United Nations Special Rapporteur, Ms. Catalina Devandas-Aguilar.

When Tapering Antidepressants, is Going Slow Always the Best Strategy?

I start this blog with an apology. There may be people reading who, like myself, look back with frustration and despair that they cannot...

AD4E – A Disorder for Everyone … Upcoming Events

A Disorder for Everyone! Challenging the culture of psychiatric diagnosis. A Disorder for Everyone! is an innovative and pioneering organization based in the UK. AD4E has...