Steindór J. Erlingsson – Short Bio

A New Beginning: Steindór J. Erlingsson, a psychiatric survivor and an independent scholar, writes about his life and recovery, the consumer movement and mental health system in Iceland and articles and books he happens to be reading.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.