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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

Happiness and the capture of subjectivity

The Happiness Movement and the capture of subjectivity I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. ~ J.D. Salinger              
 In … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

The sorry state of NHS provision of psychological therapy.

Healthcare Today carried the following headline at the end of January – “Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show fewer than 6% of referrals made under … Continue reading

March 9, 2014