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 – 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 […]

2011-2012 Training Program in Dialogic Practice w/ Jaakko Seikkula, Mary Olson, and Faculty

The Mill River Institute for Dialogic Practice Haydenville, MA 01039 • 413.585.1198 TRAINING PROGRAM IN DIALOGIC PRACTICE INTERNATIONAL FACULTY 2011-2012 MARY OLSON, PH.D. JAAKKO SEIKKULA, PH.D. MARKKU SUTELA, M.A. The first of its kind in the US, this yearlong program provides an in-depth introduction to the principles and practices of dialogic therapy, including Finnish Open […]

Berlin Conference Sept 2011 – Searching for a Rose Garden – Fostering Real Alternatives to Psychiatry

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 […]

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 […]

INTAR Supports New SAMHSA Funded Hospital Alternative In California

SAMHSA has agreed to a Transformation Grant for a Peer Run Crisis Respite in Santa Cruz County. Yana Jacobs reports:

“I want to say I couldn’t have written this grant without the inspiration and networking from the Alternative Consumer community, primarily INTAR, THANK YOU! You folks showed me the way, were my inspiration to have hope and keep pushing for changes. You re-awakened my belief in human caring, community, passion, healing with natural supports I had the honor and pleasure to be invited into your community and here is a concrete result from those discussions!”

Photos from Rethinking Psychiatric Crisis – 2009 Conference

The 2009 INTAR conference on “Rethinking Psychiatric Crisis” in New York City was a success. Volunteer photographers Brian MacKinnon, Will Hall, and Krista MacKinnon recorded the pre-conference retreat in Rye, NY, and the conference itself at NYU’s Kimmel Center. The harvest is shared online at Flickr .

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.