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  Film Review: The Inmates Are Running the Asylum By Greg Macdougall Set in the time of mass de-institutionalization of psychiatric patients, the Mental Patients Association (MPA) emerged in Vancouver at the start of the 1970s. This 36-minute documentary film, produced in 2013 by History of Madness Productions, captures the MPA experience and its impact […]

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Come and view this film documenting the early history of the Mental Patients Association in Vancouver, and engage with a panel discussion including the film’s producers as well as local mental health activists. FREE ADMISSION — ALL WELCOME Wed Oct 16, 7pm at the Bronson Centre, room 215 211 Bronson Ave – http://goo.gl/maps/K3jgm Thurs Oct […]

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As part of the “Let’s Talk about Mental Health” conference being held at the University of Ottawa on the weekend of March 9-10 (full conference details & schedule follow workshop description) UPDATE Here are the notes from the workshop —- Workshop Description: The Icarus Project: radical peer-based mental wellness organizing Facilitated by Melissa, Anna and […]

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