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Mental Wealth Alliance response to the psy professional bodies’ statement on benefit sanctions and mental health 30/11/16

From: Mental Wealth Alliance[1]  Mental Health Resistance Network; Disabled People Against Cuts; Recovery in the Bin; Boycott Workfare; The Survivors Trust; Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy; College of Psychoanalysts; Psychotherapists … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mental health activists, workfare campaigners and therapists protest against work cure therapy for benefit claimants with mental health disabilities

  It’s time for the psy professional bodies to stop colluding with the DWP  Join the protest against the professional bodies supporting work cure therapy for benefit claimants with mental health … Continue reading

June 26, 2016

MHRN Open Letter on Streatham Jobcentre protest 26th June: coercive CBT to get welfare claimants “back to work”

Open letter from the Mental Health Resistance Network mentalhealthresistancenetwork@gmail.com    MARCH ON STREATHAM JOB CENTRE – FRIDAY 26TH JUNE, 1.30 pm MEETING POINT: STREATHAM MEMORIAL GARDENS, STREATHAM HIGH ROAD/ STREATHAM … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Facing psychological coercion and manipulation has become a daily part of claiming benefits

Felicity Callard, Durham University and Robert Stearn, Birkbeck, University of London Curing unemployment is a growth market for psychologists. Job Centres are becoming medical centres, claimants are becoming patients, and … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Middle Class Solutions To Working Class Problems Is Why Charities Like MIND Keep Getting It So Wrong

Originally posted by johnny void 13th February 2015 Iain Duncan Smith must be pissing himself.  A report released at the end of last year by mental health charity MIND could not have gone … Continue reading

March 5, 2015