Stories on the intersection of mental health and politics.
Mental health diagnoses are often attacked for being unscientific, oppressive, and prone to abuse. But for many, they remain the only route to dignity and sanity.
In 1972, a group of mental health advocates and patients in the UK came together with a radical plan: create a 'mental patients union'. Many of their central demands remain as relevant fifty years later.
Equating hate and bigotry with mental illness violates the humanity of people who live with mental illness.
Unfortunately, there is no diagnosis that can outlaw injustice.
How to talk to humans who lived through war; community trauma; war and children, and a Hiroshima survivor speaks.
The magic of mental health is that everything impacts it, and it impacts everything. So change can come from anywhere.
From healthcare to business, the definition of 'the world' is shrinking with a chilling matter-of-factness.
Why the increasingly loud debate over the role of technology in mental health is a dangerous distraction.
What can Twitter's new CEO do to take forward one of the platform's most compelling but unsung legacies?