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Tuesday, 23, July, 2024

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.

False narrative about psychiatry serves no one

When the media tell of a serious harm of a psychiatric drug, they follow a standard script, which involves that they must also praise...

What does the social model of disability have to do with emotional and mental...

Language and Framing: talking about what we mean when we talk about “disability” The language we use is influenced by what we know (or think...

Trinity study aims to develop research questions about reducing and stopping psychiatric drugs

A study to help identify the top priorities for future research about reducing and stopping psychiatric medications is seeking people to take part in...

Why is the mental health system so reluctant to explore non-medical routes to recovery?

I was delighted to be asked by Liam MacGabhann, a co-founder and member of Mad in Ireland to write a blog about some important...