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We believe people can and do recover from "mental illness" - because we are living it. We believe in the power of supporting each other: learning from and with each other. You are welcome to join us..

Amanda Gorman | The Hill We Climb


Dr. Biden, Madam Vice President, Mr. Emhoff, Americans, and the world. When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never ending shade?The loss we carry, a sea.We must wade.We’ve braved the belly of the beast.We’ve … Continue reading

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Tiger Is Coming – Leenalchi


범 내려온다 범이 내려온다장림깊은 골로 대한 짐승이 내려온다몸은 얼숭덜숭 꼬리는 잔뜩 한 발이 넘고누에머리 흔들며전동같은 앞다리동아같은 뒷발로양 귀 찌어지고쇠낫같은 발톱으로 잔디뿌리 왕모래를촤르르르르 흩치며주홍 입 쩍 벌리고 워리렁 허는 소리하늘이 무너지고 땅이 툭 꺼지난 듯자래 정신없이 목을 움추리고가만이 엎졌것다 A tiger … Continue reading

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Losing my fig biscuits [religion] – R.E.M.


Oh life, is biggerIt’s bigger than youAnd you are not meThe lengths that I will go toThe distance in your eyesOh no I’ve said too muchI set it up That’s me in the cornerThat’s me in the spot-lightLosing my fig … Continue reading

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Loser – Beck


Loser Beck In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey Butane in my veins and I’m out to cut the junkie With the plastic eyeballs, spray-paint the vegetables Dog food stalls with the beefcake pantyhose Kill the headlights and … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Cafe – Mon 7th DEC 2020


Hearing Voices Cafe Mon DEC 7th 2pm to 4pm Coffee & All That Jazz 72 Howard Park Ave  Roncesvalles,  Toronto TTC routes: 506, 501, 504  Coffe & All That Jazz Cafe is open for Take Outs Its COVID time, -We’ll … Continue reading

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MADx – F#CK YOU COVID – Fri 27 Nov 2020


MADx brings you … FUCK.  YOU. COVID. Fri 27th Nov 2020 8pm to 10pm [Tronno time]   Online, Everywhere, wherever you are. Zoomed-up   What is MADx ? MADx is a celebration of our human spirit. and what it takes … Continue reading

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American Psychosis- Chris Hedges


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Building a new response to 911 distress calls in Toronto


“For me, it was very clear that having officers as first responders for a mental health crisis was simply not working, and many times, was escalating a situation” – Asante Haughton “When someone is in crisis, they are already feeling … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Cafe – Mon 14th Sep 2020


Hearing Voices Cafe Mon Sep 14th 2pm to 4pm Cafe & All That Jazz 72 Howard Park Ave  Roncesvalles,  Toronto TTC routes: 506, 501, 504    pdf:  Hearing Voices Cafe Toronto – Sep 2020   For those willing to open … Continue reading

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Qallunaat ! – Why White People are Funny


Qallunaat – the Inuit word for white people, refers not so much to skin colour but to a state of mind . In this documentary, Inuit peoples, who have had anthropological gaze cast upon them over many centuries, turn the … Continue reading

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