Tag: Indigenous approaches
Where Western Medicine Meets Indigenous Healing: An Interview with Anthropologist Ian...
MIA's Micah Ingle interviews the anthropologist Ian Puppe on how the imposition of psychiatric treatments can lead to harmful iatrogenic effects with Indigenous peoples.
Snapshots of Spring: Journeying Off Psych Meds After 20 Years of...
My prayer to be taken out of my misery was answered, just not the way I used to envision. I managed to escape the system and here I am in the same lifetime, alive and well. I’m slowly getting acquainted with this new setup and am eternally grateful for yet another opportunity at life, which I hope does not slip through my fingers.
Moving Global Mental Health “Outside Our Heads”
On MIA Radio we interview Dr. Derek Summerfield, honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry in London, former Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford and consultant at Oxfam.
A Significant Indigenous Scholarship and Another Antipsychiatry Battle
Why is this scholarship important? Because it will fund, create recognition for, and promote research into violence against Indigenous women. It includes not only what is conventionally seen as violence such as murder, rape, and battery, but also violence perpetrated by institutions, including psychiatry.
Call for Papers on Holistic Mental Health Care
Division 18 of the American Psychological Association (APA), Public Service Psychology, has put out an open call for articles for a special issue of...