In a Victorian-era German asylum, seamstress Agnes Richter painstakingly stitched a mysterious autobiographical text into every inch of the jacket she created from her institutional uniform. Despite every attempt to silence them, hundreds of other patients have managed to get their stories out, at least in disguised form. Today, in a vibrant underground net-work of “psychi...more
Gail Hornstein offers a unique perspective on both mental illness and the treatment for those with mental illness. She is a psychologist but a non-practicing one, but she teaches psychology at a university. So she's part of the system but stands kind of outside it.
She spent many many hours talking with ment ...more
There are No Tests in Existence That Can Prove Me ...more
With the state of our economy in the US and the world, America could use more services and programs like Hearing Voices Network to support people in the ways they need and will benefit most from.