Building a Support Network for Peer Workers in NYC

Originally Posted on Mad in America By Sascha Altman DuBrul September 24, 2018 You should know that there are Peer Workers actively organizing in New York City. We had a six hour visioning meeting this weekend in Harlem with 30+ people and there’s a really fired up group of folks … Continue reading

The Next Generation of the Mad Movement in NYC Looks Like This

Originally posted in Mad in America By Sascha Altman DuBrul June 13, 2017 Okay, picture the scene: it’s a Saturday afternoon in mid-June and there’s about 150 of us on the ground floor of a low income housing building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. During the week the … Continue reading

Crazywise – Revisioning Narratives of Psychosis

As someone who was told as an 18 year old that I had a biological brain disease and that my visions and behavior meant I needed to be held down and shot up with antipsychotic drugs for months in a locked mental hospital, I take very personally how our current … Continue reading