Tag: a disorder for everyone
Crucial conversations: with Joanna Moncrieff and James Davies, PHD.
"A Disorder for Everyone!" - Challenging the culture of psychiatric diagnosis and exploring non-pathologising alternatives comes to Penrith.
My Personal Journey on the Psychiatric Conveyor Belt
As time passed, the attrition of being in ‘services’ for so long took its toll on me. I would stay in my room for weeks on end. The conveyor belt is a long, slow and complicated process. Some never get off of it. Some get processed and dumped in the waste bin so to speak. Some simply are unable to endure it and commit suicide.
A Positive Operation of Power: ‘A Disorder for Everyone’ Event
The voices at AD4E were those of empowered people, powerful in the moment, leaving the perpetrators, and supporters of the perpetrators through their use of diagnostic labels, firmly in the shadows.
Finding My Tribe: A Survivor’s Story
I remember the time when, six years ago, after almost two decades of treatment under mental health services, my life didn’t seem worth living and I believed that it was only a matter of time before I would finally succeed in taking my own life.
Are 1 in 8 Children and Young People Really ‘Mentally Disordered’?
Mental health organisations challenge the language of illness and disorder