Category Archives: Ideas

Some catches of the mental health system


by Andrew Baxter Photo by William Ismael   Recently I read the novel ‘Poppy Shakespeare’, in which the lead character was admitted against her will to a day hospital in London and found herself in a Catch-22 situation. This got … Continue reading

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Spilling Tea on DBT – Leif E. Greenz


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Hearing Voices Group Toronto | 2020


Now in our Tenth Year ! PLEASE NOTE The Mar 19th 2020 HV Group Toronto mtg will be going to the MOVIES Join us for FREE SCREENING: BIRDMAN 6pm to 9pm @Robarts Library, UofT https://recoverynet.ca/?s=mad+fer+movies   The Where Inner City … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices Cafe – Toronto 2020


Hearing Voices Cafe Toronto Coffee and That Jazz 72 Howard Park Ave 6pm to 8pm. First Monday of each month – except when its the second monday because of holidays. For those willing to open themselves to listen, willing to … Continue reading

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Sock It 2 Me- Missy Elliot


Nownownow now sock it.         Sock It 2 Me Missy Elliott, Da Brat   Do it do it do it do it do it, no! I was lookin for affection So I decided to go, swing that dick … Continue reading

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UN_ESCALATE – Workshop Thu 30th Jan, 2020


These are difficult times and this is difficult work: how might we approach it first as human beings? Escalation is a dynamic that involves at least two people. We all “escalate“: in response to [something in] our environment, and in … Continue reading

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I still hear his voice – Joe Biden


Vice President Jo Biden talking with Stephen Colbert about the loss of his son, the grief, he experiences and how as part of that he still hears the voice of his son, and talks with him… In western culture we … Continue reading

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I’ve learned we are never too small to make a difference – Greta Thunberg


My name is Greta Thunberg. I am 15 years old. I am from Sweden. I speak on behalf of Climate Justice Now. Many people say that Sweden is just a small country and it doesn’t matter what we do. But … Continue reading

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I want you to act


I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. I want you to act. I want you to act as you … Continue reading

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Illness? or Dangerous Gifts? Sascha Altman DeBrul


To label a state of being as “extreme” is  to pass judgement and to seek to box the unboxable, impose some prefered state order upon necessary chaos ? So who gets to judge if what you experience is “extreme” ? … Continue reading

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