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 towards 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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We are pleased to announce the conference Searching for a Rose Garden. Fostering Real Alternatives to Psychiatry on 2nd and 3rd September, 2011 in Berlin. This conference is the highlight of the event series “Survivor Control: The Rights and Self-help Opportunities of People with Psychiatric Experience” organized by the Berlin Association for Protection against Psychiatric Violence this year. Continue Reading…Share