Thursday, November 23, 2017

Comments by kelniven

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  • I couldnt agree with you more. The media only increase the fear with people like Adam Lanza even though it is only rare occasions. People are afraid of what is different. This is the major problem with mainstream schools. We teach our kids to conform rather than to be themselves, different, unique and to express themselves creatively. My own opinion is that some of the most gifted, talented and creative people alive have likely been labelled as mentally ill. Rather than nurture their gifts, we have done them a major disservice. It is time for change!

  • Well done Jacqui, this is an excellent post. The discussion is interesting and clearly produces a strong emotional response – from myself included. However, there has been an anti-psychiatry movement for many years and still we are no further forward. If anything the problem is getting worse. In my opinion we need to focus the emotional energy on creating the change. The Intervoice work is one way which this can be done. Kelly