Canadian Scholars’ Press is delighted to invite you to the launch of a book hailed as “a critical piece that has been missing from the mental health dialogue.” Mad Matters presents diverse critical voices that convey the lived experiences of the psychiatrized and challenges dominant understandings of “mental illness.” Contributors include Canadian psychiatric survivors, activists, academics, and writers who are involved in the pursuit of social justice for the members of the Mad community.
Designated contributors and co-editor to speak Refreshments and light snacks provided by The Raging Spoon Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 7 to 9 pm Followed by the Mad Comedy Jam, the best Mad stand-up comedy! Main Floor Large Meeting Room, 246 Sackville Street, Toronto (Just east of Dundas and Parliament) Wheelchair accessible Books will be available for purchase at a 20% discount
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