This book is about ethics: it is about personal experience of mental illness and recovery and critique of the system that tries to address these very crucial issues in peoples lives.
With chapters dedication to Mad Pride and it meaning and other issues surrounding mental health alternitives, MindFreedom reccomends this product! Here are what others have to say.
“A book of writing excellence that portrays the struggles and issues of
the mental health consumer. A must read gem of depth and understanding –
informative, detailed, insightful.”
- Jim Gifford Editor, In A
“Ron Carten brings the thoughtful
and much-needed voice of a service recipient to the discussion about the care
and control of persons diagnosed with mental disorders. This should be
essential reading for all service providers”
- Simon Davis, Ph.D Director,
Grandview Woodlands Mental Health Team
“Ron’s book is a very moving and inspiring read that challenges the
reader’s perspectives and provides an insightful walk inside the shoes of
someone with a mental illness. This book is a useful tool for students and
mental health staff as it gives us a means of gaining understanding into the
issues and challenges of people experiencing psychosis and recovery from mental
- Kim Calsaferri, M.Sc., OT Manager – Mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery, Vancouver Community Mental Health Services
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 September, 2008.