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Mad Studies Meeting 13 May 2021

(Lived Experience Practitioner Focus)

  • Free
  • Zoom

Service Description

**********PLEASE NOTE CHANGED TIMES DUE TO LOCAL ELECTIONS ********** Are you a Lived Experience Practitioner (LXP)? (Mad) Academic? Student? Clinician? Service User? Carer? Come and join us - Mad Studies is for everyone :-) Dr. Colin King has collaborated with Mad Studies to write our first ever co-authored paper: Whiteness, Madness and reform of the Mental Health Act: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(21)00133-4/fulltext We will be discussing a Podcast from MadCovid featuring two of our Mad Studies members: Mary Nettle and Tamar Whyte, discussing Mad Activism and Survivor History. Talking points include: Access to mental health services Psychiatry, diagnosis and medical abuse Community building and activism https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/survivor-history/id1531844252?i=1000516206904 You can sign & share the Repeal of Community Treatment Orders petition here: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/578555 Our monthly Birmingham Mad Studies group has a central focus on supporting Lived Experience Practitioners (i.e. peer support workers, service user researchers, service user consultants, etc) in their work through developing knowledge and being with others who work in their field. However, in the true spirit of 'Mad Studies', others who have an interest in this area are welcome to attend and learn. LXP's work alongside many other people, so sharing knowledge with others can help develop mutual understanding and strengthen working relationships. Please book your FREE place so that we have an idea of numbers to expect and can send you details of the papers being considered and Zoom details. Support other Mad projects: You can buy Asylum magazine here: https://asylummagazine.org/latest-issue/ You can read MadCovid Diaries here: https://madcovid.wordpress.com/meet-our-diarists/ 2021 Dates: 6 May 3 Jun 1 Jul 5 Aug 2 Sept 7 Oct 4 Nov 2 Dec


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