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About recoverynetwork:Toronto

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..

Barrie MacVicar


Barrie MacVicar, by whom I’m greatly honored to have been called “friend” passed from this earthly life on Friday 9 Mar 2019. Barrie was born in unusual circumstances – on a ferry to the mainland – and from his early … Continue reading

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ACB – an “evidence based practice”


via Umbongoworld.com: ACB – an “evidence based practice”

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That’s not ‘trauma’ that’s ‘traumatic’…


We have come to think and talk of traum as evil things that happend to us perpetrated by evil people. That’s a fairly new way of thinking about it, made up on the back of an envelope by a small number of people – you might be surprised where it comes from.
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Hearing Voices Workshop #1 Accepting Voices – Thu, 02 May, 2019


Limited Spaces Available. Tilt your universe blowing your mind and / or gaining a whole new perspective on experiences that we’re taught to fear and to believe that we can’t possibly understand in simple, human terms. We’ll be joined by … Continue reading

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Wide Open- Chemical Brothers ft. Beck


Wide Open The Chemical Brothers   I’m wide open But don’t I please you anymore? You’re slipping away from me You’re drifting away from me I’m wide open But don’t I please you anymore? You’re slipping away from me You’re … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, music

Is Vic There? Department S


Is Vic There? Deptartment S The night is young The mood is mellow And there’s music in my ears Say, is Vic there? I hear ringing in the air So I answer the phone A voice comes over clear Say, … Continue reading

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MADx: Alive n Kicking – Fri 1.Feb.2019


MADx Alive n Kicking Friday 1st Feb.2019 9pm to midnight*The Imperial PubDownstairs bar,  the back room. Free – We welcome and appreciate your donations to our fundraising. MADx is .. A Celebration Of what it takes to free ourselves form others ideas … Continue reading

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Do Something. This is an emergency.


Street Nurse Roxie Danielson RN speaking at vigil for Toronto homelsss woman struck and killed by garbage truck in the early hours while sleeping in a grid in the heart of Toronto’s financial district. Three people without homes and living … Continue reading

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To be human is to be in relationship…


To be human is to be in relationship , with other humans and with the world. -Paolo Freire

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Ol Skool – Crack of Dawn


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