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Raising awareness about the side effects of psychiatric medications

I have been a member of the Our Rights and Medication Advocacy Group (ORAM) for a few years now and I am writing to...

The Battle of the Peer

Peer support is simple. It is the very natural, very normal, coming together of humans where they share their experiences of living with very...

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...

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...

Looking back – and looking forward to 2023

Happy New Year from all of us here at Mad in Ireland. As we start the new year, we would like to once again...