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Resistance Matters by Don Weitz
My new book, edited by Irit Shimrat, is Resistance Matters: The Radical Vision of an Antipsychiatry Activist. Here is my contact information.
“Don Weitz is a legendary figure among psychiatric survivors and dissident professionals. For several decades, he has been a leading fighter in Canada battling against psychiatric oppression and against many other societal injustices. His Resistance Matters vividly captures his activist life and the lives of his fellow warriors. Resistance Matters provides a road map for liberation, and it will energize and inspire the next generation of activists pained by dehumanization, authoritariani
—Bruce E. Levine, author of Resisting Illegitimate Authority
(Note: You can use the Reader below to read Resistance Matters, or you can view the pdf here.)
Rethinking Madness by Paris Williams, PhD
In Rethinking Madness, Dr. Paris Williams takes the reader step by step on a highly engaging journey of discovery, exploring how the mainstream understanding of schizophrenia has become so profoundly misguided, while crafting a much more accurate and hopeful vision of madness. As this vision unfolds, we discover a deeper sense of appreciation for the profound wisdom and resilience that lies within all of our beings, even those we may think of as being deeply disturbed, while also coming to the unsettling realization of just how thin the boundary is between so called madness and so called sanity.
(Note: Use the Reader below to read Rethinking Madness, or download the pdf here.)