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Unquestioningly striving to adapt to harmful circumstances may be self-harm

According to the Online Etymology Dictionary resilience comes from the Latin “resileins” and “resilire”. Derived from “re” meaning “back” and “salire” meaning “to jump...

Conflicts of interest: psychiatry under the influence of big pharma?

The President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland (CPI), Dr Lorcan Martin, received more than €20,000 in consultancy fees from the pharmaceutical industry...

How I learned to safely taper off psychiatric drugs

It was May 21st, 2019, when I woke up in a strange hotel-like room drenched in sweat, fully clothed with a winter jacket on...

Language giving voice to identity and expressing our soul

If language shapes our world, then in Ireland our world is shaped by and through the lens of colonialism. And it is here we will first explore that impact and reality, before thankfully exploring where and how our own language can be a field of healing.

When HVN Ireland meets HVN Athens

Recently I as Chairperson of Hearing Voices Network Ireland (HVNI) got to spend some time with Hearing Voices Network Athens(HVNA), in Athens. I received...