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Supporting a Collective and Unified Response towards the International Mental Health Week 2018

From the TCI Asia Desk#WhatWENeed is Full CRPD Compliance — A Campaign Report for the campaign period October-December’18  Transforming Communities for Inclusion...

State of rights for people with psychosocial disability in Pakistan: Podcast with Waqar Puri

In this new series of Podcasts, Mad in Asia Pacific Team is reaching out to activists across different countries to highlight the...

“Let’s Not Go Overboard About ECT”

By Peter Breggin, MD This post was first published on Mad in America on March 3, 2019 and can be...

Ableism- What has capitalism got to do with it?

Of late, I keep hearing the term, struggle porn. It is similar to disability porn where people with disabilities are often shown...

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series (Part III)

Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion...

The Public Prescription Series by Sonaksha Iyengar | (Part-II)

This is Part 2 of the Public Prescription Series, containing illustrations and typography by Sonaksha Iyengar, in which she looks at the advice that persons who exhibit emotional and/or mental distress are often subject to.

The Public Prescription Series by Sonaksha Iyengar | (Part I)

In the coming weeks, Mad in Asia Pacific will be running a Public Prescription series showcasing Sonaksha's important and timely work around highlighting the impact that people's unsolicited and uniformed advice can have on a person already having mental health issues.