Jim Maddock – Short Bio

Jim Maddock is a retired teacher, co-founder of MindFreedom Ireland and co-author, with his wife Mary, of Soul Survivor – A Personal Encounter with Psychiatry.  He is also a former board member of ‘Sli Eile’ (Another Way), a social housing project for people with previous experience of psychiatric institutions.


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.