Latest News – The INTAR India Conference

The INTAR India conference was held late November, 2016, in Lavasa, a ‘manufactured city’ in the Sahyadri Mountains, a couple of hours from Pune. It was a curious setting, beautiful, yet a bit disorienting in its dissimilarity to the rest of India. Soon though we realized we were in the best place, for the best […]

INTAR Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK. Power to Communities: healing through social justice

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INTAR Conference – Toronto Nov. 3-4 2011 A Success — “Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery”

Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery November 3 & 4, 2011 University of Toronto, Hart House Registration and conference details to follow. Sponsored by INTAR and The Leadership Project. This conference offered a unique opportunity to hear from a distinguished group of writers, clinical practitioners, researchers, advocates and activists who are […]

Soteria Network UK – Alternatives Within and Beyond Psychiatry Nov. 11 2011

http://www.soterianetwork.org.uk/conference/index.html The Soteria Network presents Alternatives Within and Beyond Psychiatry A one-day conference exploring different approaches to thought and practice in the mental health arena to be held in: Derby on Friday 11th November 2011 at the Riverside Conference Centre 9am – 4.30pm International speakers will include: Robert Whitaker (US) Pulitzer-prize nominated journalist and author […]

INTAR Conference – Toronto Nov. 3-4 2011 Announced “Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery”

Mark your calendar Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery November 3 & 4, 2011 University of Toronto, Hart House Registration and conference details to follow. Sponsored by INTAR and The Leadership Project. This conference offers a unique opportunity to hear from a distinguished group of writers, clinical practitioners, researchers, advocates and […]

“Alternative approaches to first break situations: Key practice models and their operant values” –by Stastny, Chaudhary, Hagmann

I. Introduction: The purpose of this working paper is to identify and describe key alternatives to mainstream psychiatric intervention — designed to benefit individuals experiencing a first break or early crisis episode (see definition below) — that are either currently available or have been in operation since the mid 1970s. We focus on the three […]

Peter Stastny Writes on “Alternatives for First Breaks” Conference at MIWatch.Org

MIWatch-News About Mental Illness published this essay by INTAR coordinator Peter Stastny prior to the 2009 INTAR conference in New York City. Read the the essay at the MIWatch website here, including the extensive dialog in the Comments section.

Announcement: Rethinking Psychiatric Crisis: Nov. 23, 2009: New York City

Please join INTAR for our 5th annual conference on November 23rd at New York University’s Kimmel Center — Rethinking Psychiatric Crisis: alternative responses to “first breaks.”
Read more about the conference at MIWatch.org.

2008 INTAR Conference Toronto Notes and Materials

The 2008 International Recovery Perspectives Conference – Action On Alternatives – Critical and Creative Exploration of Leading Edge Approaches in Mental Health Recovery was held in Toronto Canada June 5-7 . The powerful event brought together more than 300 survivors, professionals, family members and others involved in helping people through extreme states of emotional distress. […]