first-person stories

My Story, Our Future: a storytelling project about living with psychosis

“There was not a single ‘typical’ story that emerged. Instead we found people navigating through their lives in a variety of ways. People talked about specific challenges, individual skills, abilities and strengths, and held different hopes and aspirations for the…
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Thinking (differently) about suicide

In Searching for a Rose Garden: challenging psychiatry, fostering mad studies , Chapter 10 is called “Thinking (differently) about suicide”. Written by David Webb, it concerns his enquiry into suicide after he stopped being actively suicidal: “… As I continued to wade through the literature, I realised that the actual suicidal…
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