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Are Children and Adolescents Overprescribed Psychiatric Medications?

“The psychiatric drugging of our children: A developing international crisis.” This article by Dr. John Read has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “On August 13th [2021] several hundred people registered to take part in an online “town hall meeting,”…
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Australia can learn from a Belgian town where people with mental illness live with dignity in the community

“At one point it became such a sanctuary for the mentally afflicted that it was said that ‘half of Geel is crazy and all of Geel is half crazy’” This article has been written by Gabrielle Carey for The Guardian. It…
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Mental Health: A Person-centred Approach

This book has been edited by by Nicholas Procter, Helen Hamer, Denise McGarry , Rhonda Wilson and Terry Froggatt. The publishers say: “Mental Health: A Person-centred Approach aligns leading mental health research with the human connections that can and should be…
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‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought

This article in Mosaic has been written by Georgina Kenyon: “A coal truck roars past, stirring up red dust that blows over the famished cattle and sheep lying in grassless paddocks. The carcasses of dead kangaroos lie next to empty water troughs. There is…
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