Philosophy & Mental Health: Public Festival at HOME

Cluster members Dr Anna Bergqvist and Alana Wilde are running an exciting public festival at HOME Manchester exploring the ways in which philosophers can contribute to psychiatry and mental health. Featuring the annual lecture by the Royal Institute of Philosophy, this festival explores the challenges facing public mental health and includes contributions by artists, activists,Continue reading “Philosophy & Mental Health: Public Festival at HOME”

Perceptions of Madness

Sarah K. Hitchen, PhD student Manchester Metropolitan University For many people with schizophrenia and other serious mental disorders, the people who initially identify that something is wrong are not medics, but family members.[1] A quick internet search reveals numerous websites and fact sheets providing information and advice for family and friends who are concerned that aContinue reading “Perceptions of Madness”