Sean Donovan – Long Bio


Sean Donovan, after surviving more than a decade of psychiatric abuse, less-than-voluntary objectification through clinical trials and emotional turmoil, exhibits little patience for professionals and scholarship that seek to assert power over valuing human experiences.   Instead he directs his patience and passion into both writing and connecting with other people as part of the Western Mass Recovery Learning Community.

He co-facilitates for Alternatives to Suicide peer support groups in Western Massachusetts, is engaged in advocacy and supporting people transitioning from psychiatric hospital settings into communities and struggles to help organize events—and his own perspective on these experiences—from the vantage point of human rights.