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Turn illness into weapon: Mental distress from a Socialist perspective Bruce Scott

This article was written as a response (partly) to an article that came to my attention that was posted on the Common Space website[1] concerning “mental health”[2]. It is laudable … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Recovery In The Bin

This User Led group is for MH survivors and supporters who are fed up with the way colonised ‘recovery’ is being used to discipline and control those who are trying … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

What’s wrong with psychiatry and how we might change things

British psychologist Gary Sidley and US reforming psychiatrist Peter Breggin discuss Gary’s journey of disillusionment with the NHS “mental health” establishment, and then freely indulge their thoughts and fantasies about what an … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Replacing mental health diagnosis with understanding real people and the difficulties of everyday life

Eric Maisel writes: And who isn’t in the middle of calamity? Forget about world wars. What is it like for the quarter million women diagnosed with breast cancer each year … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment