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Welcome to Mad in Ireland

Our contention is that generally mainstream media and services orientation speaks and acts to what has now been deemed an outdated diagnostically-based paradigm in mental health. We aim to offer a platform for dialogue, networking, sharing, collaboration, speaking and acting to the new paradigm within an Irish context.

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...

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...

Wellness café’s to support recovery are ‘so much more than a cup of tea’

The aim of this article is to set out the development of an innovative, sustainable model of recovery through the setup of peer led...

Music, the rhythm of the soul

Welcome once again to Mad in Irelands podcast series ‘Fields of Healing’. This time around we visit the world of music and rhythm as...