Category Archives: Ideas

This is America – Childish Gambino


This. This is America (woo, aye) Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah, go, go away Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah, go, go away Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah, go, go away Yeah, … Continue reading

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Trying to control the mind is like trying to flatten out water – Prince Ea


Trying to control the mind is like trying to flatten out water Prince Ea So your mind is outta control, huh? You wanna control the mind? Well, guess what? You can’t do it. Nobody can do it. Trying to control the mind … Continue reading

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New York’s ‘Parachute’ programme for people with acute mental distress lands in the UK


From 2015,  The Guardian on how NY Parachute programme incorporates ideas and practices from Finnish Open Dialogue and how lessons being learned are being incorporated into Peer Supported Open Dialogue in UK. It’s time we made mental health services more … Continue reading

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How the modern world makes us mentally unwell


From School of Life, Some of the ways that modern world we’ve built for ourselves and each other leads to so many of us struggling and becoming un-well. It’s so prevalent that we had to invent a name to call how we … Continue reading

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Madness, yet there is method in it… Vitor Pordeus


The world needs more Vitor Pordeus.  

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One effect in common…


Psychiatric drugs, it seems, have one effect in common: Rendering the people in our life incapable of any response other than asking : Have you taken your meds?  

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Soulful Strut – Young-Holt Unlimited


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psychosis is…


Psychosis is a situation in which I’m struggling so much that you notice and you want me to take drugs so you can feel better. from psychosis2.0

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Entangled with a past in the present – John Borrows


Still figuring on the different ways I realise it means something for me,  but this is my favourite thing I heard anyone say in 2017. Heard during one of a series fo three talks John gave on Seven Grandmothers, and on drawing  … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Cafe – Calgary


Hearing Voices Cafe comes to Calgary ! Friday 4th May 2018 6pm Hosted by Psych Survivor YYC At: Weeds Café 1903 20 Ave NW     Big thanks to Psych Survivor YYC working with us and also opportunity to attend … Continue reading

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