Lowell left Yes We Can three years ago. He will talk to us about what led him to be there, what he learnt and discovered through treatment, and what has helped in his time of recovery and discovery since, in essence how different his life is now compared to the past. He will also talk…….
Familiar with the shiny allure of drugs, eating disorders, and temptations intrinsic to the world of music and fashion in which she was raised, Miranda is passionate about helping others struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.She will talk to us about her experiences and the work she does now in this field.
To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was just like every other student, heading to college full of promise and without a care in the world. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, hospitalized, drugged, Longden was discarded by a system that didn’t know how to help her. Longden tells the moving tale of her years-long journey back to mental health,…….
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages…….
Dave Noble, recovery coach, will talk to us on the subject: Institution v Intuition Dave talked to us about this delicate balance of trusting & honouring our intuition as people and parents whilst receiving the insights and advice of professional bodies and individuals.
Might we do better to give up the notion of mental illness? An ever growing number of people are being treated for mental illness. Yet critics warn that psychiatrists and big pharma have an interest in describing human behaviour as an illness or disorder.