European Network of (ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry

European Network of (ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry ENUSP is an initiative to give (ex-)users and survivors of psychiatric services a means to communicate, to exchange opinions, views and experiences in order to support each other in the personal, political and social struggle against expulsion, injustice and stigma in our respective countries. ENUSP is the […]

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

The ACE Study is an ongoing collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente. Led by Co-principal Investigators Robert F. Anda, MD, MS, and Vincent J. Felitti, MD, the ACE Study is perhaps the largest scientific research study of its kind, analyzing the relationship between multiple categories of childhood trauma (ACEs), […]

Center to Study Recovery in Social Contexts

The Center to Study Recovery in Social Contexts is an NIMH funded grant to investigate the well being of people with serious mental health issues, especially those who use publicly financed services in New York State. The Center applies a perspective used in economic development, Sen’s Capabilities Framework, to guide research on recovery. We examine […]

Hearing Voices Network UK

If you hear voices HVN can help – we are committed to helping people who hear voices. Our reputation is growing as the limitations of a solely medical approach to voices become better known. Psychiatry refers to hearing voices as ‘auditory hallucinations’ but our research shows that there are many explanations for hearing voices. Many […]

Directory of Peer Run Crisis Services – National Empowerment Center

There are many different types of peer-run alternatives to psychiatric hospitalization. Successful peer-run respites are currently operating in New Hampshire, Maine, W. viagrasansordonnancefr.com Virginia, Ohio, Georgia, Alaska, New York, Nebraska, Arizona and North Carolina. In addition, programs are being developed in other states including Massachusetts, California, and New Mexico. Below is a directory of peer-run […]

National Empowerment Center

Our Mission: To carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people with lived experience with mental health issues, trauma, and extreme states. We carry that message with authority because we are a consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization and each of us is living a personal journey of recovery and empowerment. We are convinced that recovery […]

“The Importance of User-Controlled Research on Coercion” – Jasna Russo

Coercion in psychiatry is one of the main topics in user/survivor movement worldwide. At the same time, user controlled research in this field is almost non existent. The reasons for this situation will be analysed, the need for research on coercion and the obstacles that research done by users/survivors faces. The presentation will also outline […]

Soteria Alaska

Soteria-Alaska was established to provide an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization under the principles established by the beloved, late Dr. Loren Mosher in his Soteria-House project for people who want to try something other than psychotropic drugs. Read More here: http://soteria-alaska.com/

Sherry Mead Consulting

Shery offers a broad range of training based on individual needs. These may include training in intentional trauma-informed peer support, warmline skills, peer run crisis alternatives, co-supervision, Facilitator training and training for professionals in recovery-based practice. All training is very interactive using role play to demonstrate “values in action.” Read More here: http://www.mentalhealthpeers.com/