Noggin’ Bloggin!

A brief “thank you” to the many blogs challenging and seeking to change the mental health system. Thinking about blogs about changing the mental health system. Did you know inside the MindFreedom “Knowledge Base” we keep a folder full of links to blogs that are in some way related to changing the mental health system? You…

To Dialogue or Not to Dialogue (With Anyone)?

Info Filed Under: activism MindFreedom is encouraging mediated dialogue and negotiation with organizations representing psychiatric and other mental health professionals, under some circumstances. What do you think? MindFreedom worked with several other mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor organizations to provide representatives to attend a meeting of the World Psychiatric Association in Dresden, Germany in…

July is Mad Pride Month

Filed Under: Conference MindFreedom director David Oaks wonders, “How do we build social change when resources are few, and yet the mental health system is so profitable?” A few days ago I returned from MindFreedom’s amazing and wonderful conference/retreat dedicated to promoting humane and creative alternatives to the conventional mental health system. Given our low…