Review of “International Network Toward Alternatives & Recovery” conference (Liverpool, June 2014)

Roz Oates, a doctoral student in Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of Geography, who is also part of the Hearing the Voice research team, writes: International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery International Conference: Liverpool, UK 25 – 27 June 2014 Between 25 and 27 June, I attended a conference on ‘Power to Communities: Read the full article…

Shared practice in non-medicalised mental health care (Conference, Birmingham, 16 October 2013)

Shared practice in non-medicalised mental health care A conference in celebration of 20 years of PCCS Books 16th October 2013, 10.00 am–4.30pm Clarendon Suites, Birmingham Speakers Richard Bentall Mick Cooper Jacqui Dillon Stephen Joseph Joanna Moncrieff Lisbeth Sommerbeck For service users, carers, professionals, students and everyone interested in critical debate on mental health care. All profits to Read the full article…

“What is ‘mental illness’ today – five hard questions” Nikolas Rose (Public Seminar, University of Nottingham, 15 May 2013)

What is ‘mental illness’ today – five hard questions Professor Nikolas Rose 4.30pm, Wednesday 15 May B63, Law & Social Sciences Building, University Park, University of Nottingham Abstract:  In this talk I want to characterize the ‘territory’ of mental illness today by posing five hard questions that seem to me to represent genuine empirical, conceptual, Read the full article…