history of psychiatric treatment

History of psychiatric treatment

Watch the rest of the Voices for Choices series NARRATION: Mental health treatment has come in many forms throughout history. For most of history, people considered “crazy” were banished, beaten, or kept locked away in cellars and attics. In 17th-century Europe, they were confined in large institutions, not for purposes of treatment, but to remove…

voices for choices

Voices for Choices: Introduction

Watch the rest of the Voices for Choices series NARRATION: Voices for Choices is the first of its kind. Courageous individuals speak out about their experience with the mental health system’s use of force and coercion. They share about alternative approaches and healing modalities they have explored and their effective approaches to organizing and activism.…