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The Gift of Unknowing: Why Heterogeneous Narratives are Important

Author’s Note: I draw from an idea put forth by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who speaks of the dangers of a single story....
Description: In a room with yellow walls, a young person with short hair wearing a sleeveless white top sits at a desk and types on their laptop. Plants grow outside windows.

When you’re very, very tired, you can’t throw your tired away

This essay is written by Urvashi Bahuguna and was originally published on Skin Stories here. ‘Why do I...

Queer Rights, Mental Health and Intersections: In Conversation with Sadam Hanjabam

Jhilmil Breckenridge of Mad in Asia Pacific speaks to Sadam Hanjabam of Ya_All about queer rights, Manipur, mental health and why these...

How Western Psychiatry Harms Alternative Understandings of Mental Health

Note: This article was first published on Mad in America on December 27, 2019 and can be accessed here.

Invisible Disabilities, Invisible Pain? Living with Bipolar Disorder and Fibromyalgia

Imagine this: You spend ten hours in bed struggling to fall asleep but still find no respite. You wake up tired and...

Dehumanization Linked to Poorer Mental and Physical Health

This piece has been written by Micah Ingle and was first published by Mad in America on November 15, 2019, and can...

Side Effects of Living: An Anthology of Voices on Mental Health-...

Explicitly curated as a collection of “real stories by real people, not just creative writing or poetry about pain” (p. vii), Side...
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Peter Kinderman – Why We Need a Revolution in Mental Health...

This piece has been written by James Moore and was first published by Mad in the UK on September 28, 2019 and...

Theatre of the Oppressed as a tool for Mental Health Advocacy

The theatre of the oppressed is a kind of theatre where the members of an audience participate onstage and take an active...

IN PICTURES: Indonesian Mental Health Association Investigation in Central Sulawesi.

This piece, written by Yeni Rosa Damayanti of the Indonesian Mental Health Association, explores the condition of people with psychosocial disability who...