These are interviews with people from around the world on mental health and human rights issues
from the DVD "Visions" by the Queensland Alliance for Mental Health Inc.
- for further info - www.qldalliance.org.au
Queensland Alliance for Mental Health Inc. is the peak body for the Queensland mental health community sector.
Queensland Alliance for Mental Health Inc. envisages a community that values differences, promotes well-being and creates a sense of belonging.
We aim to achieve this vision by influencing, connecting, strengthening, and collaborating with, our communities to improve mental health and well-being.
Queensland Alliance For Mental Health is an independent charity which represents community organisations working in mental health.
What does Queensland Alliance for Mental Health do?we support, promote and represent community organisations working in mental health in Queensland
we promote the human rights of people with mental illness
we influence governments to support people’s recovery in their own homes and communities
we advocate for services that promote mental health and wellbeing.
What do we stand for?
Queensland Alliance For Mental Health:
believes in recovery;
believes in human rights, social justice and universal access to health care;
believes that responses located as close to a person and their community as possible will best meet their needs; and
supports the contribution of people with experience of mental illness in forming policy and design of services.
Our goals are:
social inclusion and community well-being;
a mental health system focused on peoples’ recovery in their own homes and communities; and
easy access to information and strategies that promote mental health.
Sylvia Caras is the founder of www.peoplewho.org - an e community of people who experience mood swings, fear, voices and visions.
Sylvia is currently the International Disability Alliance Information and
Communication Technology Liaison.
Newly released book:
"Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry"
Peter Stastny / Peter Lehmann (Eds.)
http://www.weglaufhaus.de/ The Runaway "Stoeckle Villa" is an anti-crisis-oriented psychiatric institution in Berlin.
Diavid Oaks founder of MindFreedom International
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