Auður Axelsdóttir – Short Bio

Mindpower: Auður will be blogging about her work in Iceland, as the director of the foundation of Hugarafl (Mindpower), as well as their goals and successes in influencing the system. She is passionate about improving rights and respect within the mental health system as well as in society.


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.