Useful Links


PCCS Books the leading publisher in the UK of books and journals that critique concepts and practices in the area of mental health



Asylum Magazine – a great quarterly read from leading activists in the area of mental health



Evidence based groupwork – a site that assists people to gather evidence regarding the effectiveness of groups



Seroxat User Group – a campaign group for people who feel they have been harmed by SSRI anti-depressant medication



The Icarus Project and comingoff.com – websites that assist people to safely reduce and come off psychiatric drugs




The Living with Medication Group – a Leicester-based group that helps people question issues to do with psychiatric drugs



MIND Medication Group – a Nottingham-based group that helps people think about issues to do with psychiatric medication




Old Market Hall cinema – Shrewsbury cinema that Filmclub and the Rainbow Film Festival takes place at



The Lantern – Shrewsbury library outpost and community centre that several Psychology in the Real World groups have been held at




The Gateway – Arts and Educational Centre that several Psychology in the Real World groups have been held at




Shrewsbury Coffee House – Community café that housed a Writing Group and the launch of this website




Telford MIND – a local MIND centre that ran two Thinking about Medication courses




Critical Psychiatry Network – a group of psychiatrists who critique harmful practices in psychiatry and mental health




Midlands Psychology Group – a group of psychologists who critique harmful practices in psychology and mental health



David Smail - a psychologist who emphasises the importance of power and interest in terms of shaping society and human behaviour




Rufus May – psychologist whose blending of personal experience with psychological knowledge overlaps with many Psychology in the Real World philosophies



Adbusters – Journal of the Mental Environment and campaign group on the social causes of mental distress



Psychology Wiki – site housing resources from psychology research




Community Psychology Section – site for psychologists interested in community psychology




Meetup - support group for people of minority backgrounds involved in clinical psychology





The greenoak foundation – affordable counselling from a local social enterprise whose founder has come to psychology in the real world groups in the past

www.thegreenoakfoundation.co.uk




www.madinamerica.com
Mad in America provides resources and a community for people interested in re-thinking mental healthcare in America and abroad


www.rxisk.org

RxISK is a free, independent drug safety website where you can search a prescription drug to see what side effects have been reported and share your experiences.




Books of interest- Click on picture for further Information (opens in new window)




The Therapy Industry, Paul Moloney



Psychology in the Real World, Guy Holmes
our encounters with self harm