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Subject of the film,”A Beautiful Mind”, Professor John Nash, and his Recovery From Psychosis Without Drugs

“John Nash let us know that he did not need psychotropic drugs to get better. We always hear about the fear that people will stop taking drugs if they hear some people don’t need them but what about all the people who could be free or on lighter dosages if they knew how to detox safely and got support? What about all the people who are forced to take these drugs when they do them serious harm? Why are the media not concerned about them? If they were not so profitable for many would people care?” ~ Mary Maddock, founder of MindFreedom Ireland

Dr. Nash was also disappointed that the film made it look as though he was actually seeing things which, in his experience, he did not.
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Trailer for “OPEN DIALOGUE,” an alternative Finnish approach to healing psychosis

‘Think everyone labeled “schizophrenic” should be put on drugs for the rest of their lives? Here is the “Trailer for “Open Dialogue,” a 74-minute documentary film on the Western Lapland Open Dialogue Project, the program presently getting the best results … Continue reading

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Trailer #1 for Daniel Macklers “Take These Broken Wings”

When I was in college, back in the late ’60s, working towards my BA in Psychology, I read Joanne Greenberg’s book, ” I Never Promised You a Rose Garden”. It was about her journey into what was diagnosed as schizophrenia. … Continue reading

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