ARE ANTI-DEPRESSANTS THE CURE …. OR THE PROBLEM?

Date Published: Nov 28, 2011 12:00 AM Author: Anita Guidera Source: Irish Independent You may access the original articles here: http://www.independent.ie/health/health-news/are-antidepressants-the-cure-or-the-problem-2947170.html    ARE ANTI-DEPRESSANTS THE CURE …. OR THE PROBLEM?   With record numbers of people being prescribed the drugs, doctors on the frontline are divided over their use.  Anita Guidera reports.   Anti-depressant use is at an…

Faith based communities and mental health

I heard of a faith-based group that had an individual who was disruptive… and somehow this led to discussions about “mental health.” But let’s slow down for a moment… there are more complex issues involved. “Boycott normal” also means being more conscious about who and how the boundaries of “normal” are set. [This is a…

International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry Conference

One of the main networks of dissident mental health professionals, psychiatrists, psychologists is ISEPP (formerly International Center for Study of Psychiatry and Psychology – ICSPP). ISEPP is a long-time sponsor organization of MindFreedom International. Many speakers are MFI members, including MFI director David Oaks. what Conference when Oct 28, 2011 08:00 AM to Oct 29, 2011…

Here are a few of the OCSC activities

Calendars of activities and events related to Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition (OCSC) Free Webinar: Coalition Building 101: Mental Health Consumers & Psychiatric Survivors Find Common Ground with Each Other & Allies This is a free webinar you can view either live now, or later via archive. Co-presenters are Nancy Snider and David Oaks, both of the…