The International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery gathers prominent survivors, professionals, family members, and advocates from around the world to work together for new clinical and social practices in response to emotional distress and what is often labeled as psychosis. Based in leading edge research and successful innovations, INTAR believes the prevailing biomedical overreliance on diagnoses, hospitals, and medications has failed to respect the dignity and autonomy of the person in crisis, and that full recovery must be at the center of ethical care. … [Read More...]
Challenging Our Understanding
of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery
November 3 & 4, 2011
University of Toronto, Hart House
This conference offered a unique opportunity to hear from a distinguished group of writers, clinical practitioners, researchers, advocates and activists who are foremost in their fields of critical psychiatry, psychology, education, journalism, community development and activism. Their inspiring work on psychosis, depression and recovery puts them in the vanguard of the push to transform mental health care.
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If you have registered for a place at the INTAR Conference, the conference will take place at the University of Liverpool (UK) in the Central Teaching Hub, and the Chadwick Building (F6 and E6 on the campus map). (opens in a new window) Please come to the Central Teaching Hub for registration at 9.00 am on the day(s) for which you have booked your place. Vine Court accommodation is located at F1 and F2 on the campus map. Directions to the University of Liverpool by public transport and by car, and car parking information can be found here (opens in a new window) A map of the University location in relation to Liverpool Lime Street train station can be found here (opens in a new window) Please note that the conference opens with coffee and registration at 9.00 am in the Central Teaching Hub, and finishes at 5.00 pm each Continue Reading…Share