Learning from mad knowledge more vital than ever

From Mad in Ireland: Critical Voices Network Ireland (CVNI) is a coalition of people with lived experience, survivors, supporters, practitioners, academics, and campaigning and advocacy groups, all interested in a mental health system based on choice, respect, dignity, non-coercion and principles of social justice.

The CVNI advocates for a shift away from the current narrow focus on individual pathology in mental health practices, towards approaches that acknowledge and validate the complexity of human distress. Lydia Sapouna and Harry Gijbels have organised the Critical Voices Conference in Cork for the past fifteen years.  It’s an impressive achievement.

Read the full article here.