Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: service user activism

Our Movement Has a Cover-up Problem Too

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Our movement, by not effectively addressing misconduct and corruption, is creating the same toxic dynamics we see so often in families, in schools, in a society that silences people and drives them into distress and madness.

How Healthcare Foundations Destroy Grassroots Advocates

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We advocates are often told we're the key to progress in mental healthcare. Yet foundations continue to minimize our role and to damage us and our organizations every day. Here is how they do it, and what they need to do if we are ever to make real progress.

First-Person Accounts of Madness and Global Mental Health: An Interview with...

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Dr. Gail Hornstein, author of Agnes’s Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness, discusses the importance of personal narratives and service-user activism in the context of the global mental health movement.