Saturday, November 5, 2016

Saturday Night Salon (11/5/16) - 8-9:30 PM EST - Abandoning the Disease Model of 'Mental Illness'

Current issues in Mad Culture.  Tonight's topic:  Abandoning the Disease Model of 'Mental Illness.' In a bold and unprecedented move, the UK Division of Clinical Psychology called for the end of the unevidenced biomedical model implied by psychiatric diagnosis,   Dial 331-205-7196 or click: uberconference.com/peerlyhuman to join the discussion.  Details below.

About the Topic:

 In a bold and unprecedented move for any professional body, the UK Division of Clinical Psychology called for the end of the unevidenced biomedical model implied by psychiatric diagnosis. To read about the details, see https://www.madinamerica.com/2013/05/uk-clinical-psychologists-call-for-the-abandonment-of-psychiatric-diagnosis-and-the-disease-model/?platform=hootsuite.

About this Group:

Open Mic/ Salon for Mad Culture - Forum for inspiration, innovation, blogs, posts, poetry, essays, creative offerings, wild ideas, etc. - original or admired. Conversation and community that goes to the heart of what people with lived experience are thinking, reading, writing and imagining possible.

Join us:

By phone: 331-205-7196 (no pin)

By internet: https://www.uberconference.com/peerlyhuman

International callers: www.uberconference.com/international

Need more info?

Call Sarah, at 802-279-3876 or email skknut@gmail.com:

ABOUT US:

This event is part of the Virtual Drop In/ Respite, a project of the Wellness & Recovery Human Rights Campaign, https://www.facebook.com/groups/WellnessRecoveryRights.

We take a 'Peerly Human' approach to behavioral health challenges like mental distress, substance use, conflict and crime. We offer each other respect, dignity and support to access to the basic material, social and developmental resources that everyone needs to live and be well.

For more about Peerly Human alternatives to conventional behavioral health, see http://peerlyhuman.blogspot.com/

No comments:

Post a Comment