A disorder for everyone


“We need an altogether different approach to emotional distress than slapping labels onto people that have essentially been made up around a table!” (Jo Watson)

Drop the disorder

This one day event is for everyone who is interested in the current debates around mental health. It aims to attract psychologists, counsellors, service users, psychotherapists, mental health support professionals, psychiatrists, people with lived experience, managers and individuals with a personal interest. It is a chance to discuss the critical questions of the day around the biomedical model in mental health. [more / dates]

Recent event cartoons

  • trauma-informed-framework-psychosis
  • ruth-cooper-radar-trial-coming-off-anti-psychotic-medication
  • rai-waddingham-wrong-assumptions-broken
  • rai-waddingham-labels-broken-me
  • misusing-term-formulation
  • Joanna-moncrieff-drugs-abnormality-brain
  • jo-watson-ruby-wax-mental-health-experience
  • Kat-heydon-drop-the-diagnosis
  • lucy-johnstone-distress-understanding
  • drop-the-diagnosis-google-tick-box-diagnosis
  • brain-blame
  • Joanna-moncrieff-drugs-adverse-effects
  • imposed-label-understanding
  • clinical-consensus-bpd-schizophrenia
  • epistemic-injustice-chemical-imbalance
  • eleanor-longden-medicated-labelled-chemically-explained
  • Joanna-moncrieff-long-term-anti-psychotics-worse-outcomes
Relevant question in psychiatry - Eleanor Longden / Jacqui Dillon