Heavy Metal Therapy is a peer-led support and community psychology project for people who find heavy or extreme music beneficial for their wellbeing.
Asylum Summer 2021 includes a number of powerful reflections on extreme states of distress.
‘In the diary, you find proof that in situations which today would seem unbearable, you lived, looked around and wrote down observations, that the right hand moved then as it does today’. Franz Kafka
Liam Kirk tells us what happened when he took part in the RADAR trial to try and come off anti-psychotic medication.
Donna Holder worked as a Chartered Psychologist for approximately twenty years. In 2019-20 she had a breakdown for which she was sectioned and placed on locked psychiatric wards for four months. This is an extract taken from her forthcoming personal memoir.