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PDF versions (for offline reading, use as handouts): Four 8.5×11 pages (single- or double-sided printing) Two 11×17 pages (double-sided printing then fold) —- People are Mad. And they’re doing something about it. Mental health awareness is gradually gaining ground, and so are radical alternatives to mainstream approaches. Community-based initiatives by and for the so-called crazies […]

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 […]

Notes from a talk delivered by Carol Hopkins (Delaware First Nation of Moraviantown, Ontario) at the University of Ottawa, March 22nd 2012. Hosted by the Centre for Students with Disabilities – SFUO. the universe is made of stories not atoms – being able to share stories helps: heals, teaches research that decolonizes, heals, and offers […]

by Greg Macdougall Inuit and non-Inuit alike marked World Suicide Prevention Day on Parliament Hill on Sept. 9 with an urgent message to government to take action against the crisis facing Inuit communities, where the suicide rate is 11 times higher than that in the rest of Canada. The major message was that a lack […]