Tag: mutual aid

Will the Mental Health Industry Undermine the Community-Based Climate Change Revolution?

As mainstream mental health ideas and approaches are increasingly incorporated by community resilience-building groups, critics warn about the dangers of pathologizing and medicalizing reactions to climate change.

ā€œNot Fragileā€: Survivor-Led Mutual Aid Projects Flourish in a Time of...

During the current pandemic, the practice of mutual aidā€”defined broadly as the ways that people join together to meet one anotherā€™s needs for survival and relationshipā€”has become mainstream. Yet, often missing from major media coverage of mutual aid is any acknowledgment of its roots in movements led by marginalized people, including Black and Brown people, disabled people, mad people, and psychiatric survivors.