Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: institutions

AHCA Puts Disabled People One Step Closer to Institutions

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From Talk Poverty: Last week, the House passed the American Health Care Act, which would cut funding from in-home care programs and community support for seniors...

“Robert Neugeboren, Survivor of Psychiatric Abuses, Dies at 72”

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Robert Neugeboren, who “spent most of his adult life in institutions, often subject to isolation, physical punishment and numbing medication,” was “a celebrity of sorts in the world of the mentally ill: a survivor of the horrors of mistreatment, a case history for those who point to the positive effects of kindness and talk therapy, and, perhaps most of all, the embodiment of the bottomless mystery of the human mind.”