Mental Health & Social Justice

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American Wasteland: The Most Urgent Challenge for America is Its Poorly Hidden Mental Health Crisis
Luchte, James
Article
2016
Hearing the phrase "mental health crisis," one may think of the epidemic of mass shootings plaguing the country since the Reagan era. Or, images may erupt of home grown terrorist attacks or the plunge...
A Conversation with Don Weitz
Weitz, Don; Diemer, Ulli
Article
2016
Activist Don Weitz interviewed by Ulli Diemer, December 8, 2016.
Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite
Levine, Bruce E.
Book
2011
Levine offers insights into the epidemic of political passivity in America and analyzes how major U.S. institutions have created helplessness and fatalism. He proposes ways of recovering dignity, ener...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016: Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
It’s a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
The Radical Therapist: Therapy means change not adjustment
Radical Therapist Collective - Agel, Jerome (ed.)
Book
1971
The contributors to this anthology proceed from the premise that therapy should be a means of liberation rather than a tool of social control.

From the Connexions Archives

Phoenix Rising
Periodical profile published 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
Phoenix Rising
Periodical profile published 1981
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981
Phoenix Rising is published by "On Our Own," a collective of ex-psychiatric patients dedicated to supporting the rights and struggles of people who are experiencing or have experienced psychiatric con...
Phoenix Rising
Periodical profile published 1984
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
PHOENIX RISING is published quarterly by On Our Own, a group of ex-psychiatric patients.
Phoenix Rising
Periodical profile published 1990
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1990