We’ve Been Too Patient

We’ve Been Too Patient

Voices from Radical Mental Health--Stories and Research Challenging the Biomedical Model

Editor: L. D. Green, Kelechi Ubozoh Foreword by: Robert Whitaker

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Description

25 unflinching stories and essays from the front lines of the radical mental health movement
 
Overmedication, police brutality, electroconvulsive therapy, involuntary hospitalization, traumas that lead to intense altered states and suicidal thoughts: these are the struggles of those labeled “mentally ill.” While much has been written about the systemic problems of our mental-health care system, this book gives voice to those with personal experience of psychiatric miscare often excluded from the discussion, like people of color and LGBTQ+ communities. It is dedicated to finding working alternatives to the “Mental Health Industrial Complex” and shifting the conversation from mental illness to mental health.

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Weight 0.9375 lbs
Dimensions 8.940 × 5.990 × 0.600 in
Format

ebook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 264
Release Date: 2019-07-09
ISBN
Ebook 9781623173623
Paperback 9781623173616

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