Cultural Issues

Collaborative Alternatives to Diagnosis and Drugs: An Opening Conference

This is first to alert you to a conference taking place in Drammen, Norway, June 26-28, 2014. Beyond the Therapeutic State Collaborative Practices for Individual and Social change To fill out the picture: Mental health costs are soaring, drug prescriptions skyrocketing, diagnostic categories multiplying, and an ever-increasing number of people believe they are mentally...
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Cultural Issues

A Cycle of Progressive Infirmity

As I see it, there is a cyclical process at work in society that functions to expand the population of the “mentally ill”, along with the costs of treatment, in an ever increasing degree. In effect, without major changes in conceptions, practices, and policies, we confront a process of exponentially increasing infirmity, with an...
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