Mental Health: The Consumers’ View
Milan, Italy, June   2005

Sylvia Caras, Phd
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Values: self-determination, dignity, hope, reciprocity, witnessing, spirituality, diversity

LanguageWords Matter

Models:

Comparison of medical and recovery model

Social  use a search engine to find "social model disability":  here are two examples of the explanations and advocacy:

http://www.sdc.gc.ca/asp/gateway.asp?hr=/en/hip/odi/documents/Definitions/Definitions003.shtml&hs=pyp

http://resource.nusonline.co.uk/media/resource/Social_Model_of_Disability.pdf

Peers

Federal Study Finds Common Ingredients of Consumer-run Programs

MindFreedom

World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry

Coaltion Building

    Part 1
    Part 2

 

History

The Ex-Patients' Movement: Where We've Been and Where We're Going

 

Remarks

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