Mad in Asia Pacific has been established in partnership with Mad in America, and is owned and published by TCI Asia with the support of International Disability Alliance (IDA) and Bapu Trust.

TCI Asia

TCI Asia (Transforming Communities for Inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities, Asia) is an Asian alliance of people who self-identify as people with psychosocial disabilities, their organizations and their cross disability supporters. TCI Asia is guided by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

Mad in America

Mad in America’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care in the United States (and abroad). They call for a profound change in the current drug-based paradigm of care, scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder.

International Disability Alliance (IDA)

The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is an alliance of eight global and six regional organisations of persons with disabilities. IDA advocates at the UN for a more inclusive global environment for persons with disabilities and their organisations. IDA supports organisations of persons with disabilities worldwide to take part in UN and international human rights processes, and use international accountability mechanisms.

Bapu Trust

Bapu Trust is an organisation based in Pune, India that strives to create justice environments for people with psycho-social disabilities. Bapu Trust advocates to change the structural, social, legal and policy environment, so that they remain human rights compliant, just and fair to people with a psycho-social disability.