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Prescription, Peer Support and the Pharaoh


Peer support : what have prescription, Opression and Yul Brynner got to do with it? Continue reading

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a whole chorus of someones…


Psychiatric patients always have someone (or a whole chorus of someones) telling them what they are supposed to do. -Elyn Saks a tale of mental illness from the inside  recoverynetwork:Toronto schizophrenia – sentence or diagnosis?  recoverynetwork:Toronto

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A Tale of Mental Illness – from the inside – Elyn Saks


ceci ce n’est pas “un schizophrenic “ . . . Elyn Saks delivers a powerful and courageous TED talk. “So I’m a woman with chronic schizophrenia. I’ve spent hundreds of days in psychiatric hospitals. I might have ended up spending … Continue reading

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