community resources

Here is a list of links which you can find to web resources on the internet including groups, forums, information resources, blogs, campaigns and documents.

If you know of some which should be on this list please get in touch via the contact page so we can add them to the website….


Campaign for the Abolition of Schizophrenia Label

Led by Asylum, this campaign is no longer active but has a webpage here.

Drugs, drug companies and psychiatric medication

Articles on ‘disease mongering’

to help provoke and inform a response to the phenomenon,

Campaing Against Psychiatric Drug Abuse

campaigning to achieve long-term improvement within mental health services

Drugwatch – including article on ‘selling side effects’

the latest news and information about the prescription drug and medical device industries

Antidepressant drugs resource and information centre – Peter Breggin

Antipsychotic drugs and tardive diskynesia resource and information centre – Peter Breggin.

Drug Dangers

information on  medications and medical devices with serious complications.

Recall Report

Reporting on the latest dangerous drugs and products


Mad People’s history – online course

Mad Studies NorthEast

Mental Health in Higher Education

MSc in Mad Studies – Queen Margaret University

Oor Mad History

Ragged University

Storying Sheffield

Independent Sector Charities

Mental Health Foundation


National Service User Survivor Network

The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis


Mental Health Media

Artists in Mind

Mental Health Law and Rights

Department of Health

Mental Health Alliance The Clinic for Boundaries Studies


BBC 4’s All in the Mind

Research organisations

Centre for Coproduction in Mental Health

Hearing the voice – interdisciplinary voice-hearing research

McPin Foundation

Service User Research Enterprise

Survivor researchers network

Resources for Critique/Organisations for Change

Critical Mental Health Forum

Critical Psychiatry Network

Freedom Center

Independent Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists & Educators

Mad Covid

MadCovid: a grassroots mental health survivor / service user project set up during the COVID19 pandemic.

Mad in America

A catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care in the United States (and abroad).

Mad in Asia

A TCI Asia Pacific Initiative

Mad in Ireland

Science, Psychiatry and Social Justice

Mad in the UK

Fundamentally rethinking UK mental health practice and promoting positive change

Mad Studies Network

Midlands Psychology Group


National Service User Survivor Network

Operation Clambake: Undressing the Church of Scientology

Psychiatric Patients Speak Out


Recovery in the Bin 

a critical activist collective

Midlands Psychology Group

Psychologists for Social Change

Surviving Work

See also Mental Health Discussion and Campaigning Groups – UK based [pdf]


National Personality Disorder Website

Hearing Voices Network

National Self Harm Network

Paranoid Thoughts

Self Injury 

Self Injury support

Social Inclusion

Community Psychology UK

Independent News Collective

National Social Inclusion Programme

Social Perspectives Network

Statutory Organisations

Health Professions Council

Counselling, Therapy and Therapeutic Communities

Counselling for Social Change

Empathic Therapy

Kingsley Hall

Empathic Therapy

Paranoia Network

Planned Environment Therapy Trust



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