Peer & Family Support
Behind the Label [Support for voice hearers–online courses and other information]
Crisis Text Line [“Crisis Text Line serves young people in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust: text”]
Community Consortium [“Building inclusive communities for people with psychiatric disabilities”]
Family Outreach and Response Program [support and education for families and friends]
Families Healing Together [“Provides interactive, online family mental health education designed to help families and individuals transform the experience of emotional distress, psychosis and other challenges that may have psychiatric diagnoses.”]
Freedom Center [“A support and activism community run by and for people labeled with severe ‘mental disorders.’ We call for compassion, human rights, self-determination, and holistic options.”]
The Hearing Voices Network USA [“A partnership between individuals who hear voices or have other extreme or unusual experiences, professionals and allies in the community, all of whom are working together to change the assumptions made about these phenomenon and create supports, learning and healing opportunities for people across the country.”]
The Icarus Project [“We are a network of people living with and/or affected by experiences that are often diagnosed and labeled as psychiatric conditions. We believe these experiences are mad gifts needing cultivation and care, rather than diseases or disorders.”]
INTAR [International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery—“gathers prominent survivors, professionals, family members, and advocates from around the world to work together for new clinical and social practices towards emotional distress and what is often labeled as psychosis.”]
InterVoice [“A network [that] focuses on solutions that improve the life of people who hear voices, for those who are distressed by the experience.”]
Jacqui Dillon [Jacqui is “a respected campaigner, writer, international speaker and trainer specialising in hearing voices, ‘psychosis’, dissociation, trauma, abuse, healing and recovery”]
MindFreedom International [“A nonprofit organization that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with thousands of individual members to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities.”]
Mother Bear Community Action Network [“We are uniting families to create a new mental health paradigm in which the whole family is supported, recovery is expected, hope is encouraged, the role of medication is carefully considered, and family and community are an important part of the healing process.”]
National Association of Peer Specialists [“We strive to make peer specialists an important component in mental health treatment. We also advocate for better working conditions, compensation and the adoption of recovery practices.”]
National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery [“Ensuring that consumer/survivors have a major voice in the development and implementation of health care, mental health, and social policies at the state and national levels, empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community.”]
The National Empowerment Center [“NEC is a consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization [that carries] a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people with lived experience with mental health issues, trauma, and and/or extreme states.”]
Peer Respites: Action and Evaluation [Information about peer respites in general, and a directory of peer respites in the US]:
Surviving Antidepressants [Online “peer support, discussion, and documentation of withdrawal and withdrawal syndrome caused by psychiatric drugs, particularly antidepressants”]
The Western Mass Recovery Learning Community [The RLC offers a number of peer support resources in the New England area, including a peer support line, multiple resource centers, and a residential peer respite home]
Voice Collective [Supporting children and young people who hear, see or sense things other people don’t]:
Working To Recovery [Online and in-person courses, readings and resources for those hearing voices and distressed by other extreme states]
Clinics / Therapists
Associated Psychological Health Services [an alternative mental health clinic located in Wisconsin]
The Center for Spiritual Emergence [“…provides wrap-around, concierge level services to help people live to their fullest potential by providing a transpersonally-based, systems-oriented, body-centered, and trauma-integrated approach to healing spiritual emergence, spiritual emergencies, and addictions”]
Common Ground [computer application that facilitates communication with mental health care workers]
Cooper-Riis [a residential community in western North Carolina utilizing a comprehensive program that addresses “mind, body, spirit and heart”]
Hope Line [run by Mother Bear Community Action Network]
Telephone — 1-855-IHOPE4U (in the U.S.)
Inner Fire [a residential facility in Vermont, USA… “a proactive, healing community offering a choice for people to recover from debilitating and traumatic life challenges without the use of psychotropic medications.”]
The Psychosis Therapy Project [Low-fee and subsidized long-term psychotherapy for people with psychosis, based in London, UK]
Sequoia Psychotherapy Center [an alternative mental health clinic located in central California]
Soteria Network [a group devoted to setting up alternative residential facilities]
Soteria Home — Vermont, USA [a residential home that “offers an alternative approach to the experience of psychosis by providing person-centered adaptive care. Soteria has on-site psychiatry, but treats psychiatric medication as a personal choice and offers alternative modalities, including dream-work, breathwork, herbalism, and meditation.”]
Spiritual Crisis Network [support for those undergoing spiritual crisis]
Warmlines [directory of peer-run listening lines]
Reading & Video
Theory and/or History of Madness
Bentall, R. P. (2003). Madness explained: Psychosis and human nature. London: Penguin Books.
Boyle, M. (1992; expanded 2nd ed., 2003). Schizophrenia—A scientific delusion? London: Routledge.
Chadwick, P. (1997). Schizophrenia: The positive perspective. London: Routledge.
Chadwick, P. K. (1992). Borderline: A psychological study of paranoia and delusional thinking. London: Routledge.
Clarke, I. (2008). Madness, mystery and the survival of God. Winchester, UK: O Books.
Clarke, I. (Ed.) (2010). Psychosis and spirituality: Consolidating the new paradigm (2nd ed.). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Farber, S. (1993). Madness, heresy, and the rumor of angels: The revolt against the mental health system. Chicago, IL: Open Court Publishing.
Farber, S. (2012). The spiritual gift of madness: The failure of psychiatry and the rise of the mad pride movement. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions.
Geekie, J., & Read, J. (2009). Making sense of madness: Contesting the meaning of schizophrenia. New York, NY: Routledge.
Goodbread, Joseph (2008). Living on the edge: The mythical, spiritual, and philosophical roots of social Marginality (Health and human development). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
[VIDEO] Gottstein, Jim (2012). A human rights lawyer’s perspective on the mental health system
Grof, C., & Grof, S. (Eds.) (1989). Spiritual emergency. New York, NY: Tarcher.
Hornstein, Gail A. (2009). Agnes’s jacket: A psychologist’s search for the meanings of madness. New York: Rodale Books.
The Icarus Project: A directory of handbooks on managing extreme states.
ISPS [Psychosis book series—a very comprehensive and scholarly series of books on psychosis]. (Available at: )
[VIDEO] Knafo, Danielle (2017). Psychosis: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts
[VIDEO] Koehler, Brian (2016). Social factors in Schizophrenia
Laing, R.D. (1967). The politics of experience. New York: Pantheon Books.
Laing, R. D. (1969). The divided self. London: Penguin Group.
Levine, B. (2001). Commonsense rebellion: Debunking psychiatry, confronting society: An A to Z guide to rehumanizing our lives. New York: Continuum.
Mindell. A. (2008). City shadows: Psychological interventions in psychiatry. New York, NY: Routledge.
[VIDEO] Murray, Sir Robin (2015). The environmental causes of Schizophrenia–Developmental hazards, social defeat
[VIDEO] Murray, Sir Robin (2016). 100 years of Schizophrenia–Is this enough?
Perry, J. W. (1999). Trials of the visionary mind. State University of New York Press.
Podvoll, E. (1990). Recovering sanity: A compassionate approach to understanding and treating psychosis. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Read, J., Mosher, L. R., & Bentall, R. P. (Eds.) (2004). Models of madness: Psychological, social and biological approaches to schizophrenia. New York: Routledge.
[VIDEO] Read, John (2015). Who is right, psychiatrists or patients?
Watters, Ethan. (2010). Crazy like us: The globalization of the American psyche. New York: Free Press.
Whitaker, R. (2002). Mad in America. New York: Basic Books.
Biographies and Autobiographies
Bassman, R. (2007). A fight to be: A psychologist’s experience from both sides of the locked door. New York, NY: Tantamount Press.
Beers, C. W. (1981). A mind that found itself. Pittsburgh, PA: Univ. of Pittsburgh Press.
Clover. (1999). Escape from psychiatry: The autobiography of Clover. Ignacio, CO: Rainbow Pots and Press.
Dorman, D. (2003). Dante’s cure. New York, NY: Other Press.
Greenberg, J. (1964). I never promised you a rose garden. Chicago: Signet.
[VIDEO] Hornstein, Gail (2012). Why don’t mental health professionals take first-hand accounts of madness seriously?
Gail Hornstein’s Bibliography of over 1,000 autobiographies of madness
[VIDEOS] “I Got Better” video campaign: Kermit Cole’s Large collection of video interviews and stories of people who’ve experienced recovery
[VIDEO] Longden, Eleanor. The voices in my head (Ted Talk)
Modrow, J. (2003). How to become a schizophrenic: The case against biological psychiatry. Lincoln, NE: Writers Club Press.
Penney, D., & Stastny, P. The lives they left behind: Suitcases from a state hospital attic. New York: Bellevue Literary Press.
[VIDEO] Rosenthal, K. (Producer). (2010). Mad dance: A mental health film trilogy [a trilogy of provocative and beautiful short films that re-envision the way we think, speak and feel about mental distress and wellness in today’s chaotic world].
Sechehaye, M. (1951). Autobiography of a schizophrenic girl. New York, NY: Meridian.
Karen, R. K. (1994). Becoming attached: First relationships and how they shape our capacity to love. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Neufled, G., & Mate, G. (2005). Hold on to your kids: Why parents need to matter more than peers. New York: Ballantine Books.
Schore, A. (1994). Affect regulation and the origin of the self: The neurobiology of emotional development. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
Siegel, D.J., & Hartzell, M. (2003). Parenting from the inside out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive. New York: Penguin Putnam.
Siegel, D.J. (2012). The developing mind, second edition: How relationships and the brain interact to shape who we are. New York: Guilford Press
Solomon, M., & Siegel, D.J. (Eds.). (2003). Healing trauma: Attachment, mind, body and brain. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Wallin, D. J. (2007). Attachment in psychotherapy. New York: The Guilford Press.
Western Existential Theory
Becker, E. (1973). The denial of death. New York, NY: Free Press Paperbacks.
May, R. (1977). The meaning of anxiety. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
Schneider, K. J. (1999). The paradoxical self: Toward an understanding of our contradictory nature. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books.
Schneider, K. J. (2009). Awakening to awe: Personal stories of profound transformation. United Kingdom: Jason Aronson.
Yalom, I. D. (1980). Existential psychotherapy. USA: Basic Books.
Mindfulness and Buddhist-based Psychology
Boyce, B. & Shambhala Sun (2011). The mindfulness revolution: Leading psychologists, scientists, artists, and meditation teachers on the power of mindfulness in daily life. New York: Random House Publications, Inc.
Germer, C. K., Siegel, R. D., & Fulton, P. R. (Eds.). (2005). Mindfulness and psychotherapy. New York: The Guilford Press.
Goldstein, J (1994). Insight meditation: The practice of Freedom. Boston & London: Shambhalla
Gunaratana, B. H. (2002). Mindfulness in plain English. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications.
Hart, W. (1987). The art of living: Vipassana meditation as taught by S. N. Goenka. New York, NY: HarperCollins.
Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness. New York: Bantam Dell.
Kabat-Zinn, J. (2012). Mindfulness for beginners: Reclaiming the present moment–and your life. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, Inc.
Kaklauskas, F. J., Nimanheminda, S., Hoffman, S, & MacAndrew, S. J. (Eds.). (2008). Brilliant sanity: Buddhist approaches to psychotherapy. Colorado Springs, CO: University of the Rockies Press.
Kornfield, J. (2008). The wise heart: A guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology. New York: Bantam Books.
Nisker, W. (1998). Buddha’s Nature: A practical guide to discovering your place in the cosmos. New York: Bantam Books.
Siegel, D.J. (2007). The mindful brain: Reflection and attunement in the cultivation of well-being. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Siegel, D. J. (2010). The mindful therapist: A clinician’s guide to mindsight and neural integration. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Welwood, J. (2002). Toward a psychology of awakening: Buddhism, psychotherapy, and the path of personal and spiritual transformation. Boston & London: Shambhala.
Bohm, D., & Hiley, B. J. (1993). The undivided universe. New York, NY: Routledge.
Capra, Fritjof. The Tao of physics: An exploration of the parallels between modern physics and eastern mysticism (5th ed., updated). Boston: Shambhalla Publications.
[VIDEO] Chasse, B., & Vicente, M. (Directors). (2004). What the bleep do we know!? [documentary]. USA: 20th Century Fox.
Goswami, A. (1993). The self-aware universe: How consciousness creates the material world. New York, NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam.
Mindell, A. (2000). Quantum Mind: The edge between physics and psychology. Portland, Oregon: Lao Tse Press.
Prendergast, J. J., Fenner, P., & Krystal, S. (Eds.). (2003). The sacred mirror: Nondual wisdom and psychotherapy. St. Paul, Minnesota: Paragon House.
Prendergast, J. J., & Bradford, K. G. (Eds.) (2007). Listening from the heart of silence: Nondual wisdom and psychotherapy, Volume 2. St. Paul, Minnesota: Paragon House.
[VIDEO] Shadyac, T. (Director). (2009). I am. USA: Gaiam.
Ricard, M., & Thuan, T. X. (2001). The quantum and the lotus: A journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Alternative Treatment Models
[VIDEO] Abramovitch, Yehuda (2013). Jung’s understanding of schizophrenia.
[VIDEO] Beck, Aaron Tim (2014). Cognitive restructuring in Schizophrenia.
[VIDEO] Bergeron, Danielle (2012). A new perspective for treating psychosis (at TedXUdeM).
Bloom, S. (1997). Creating sanctuary: Towards the evolution of safe communities. London: Routledge.
Chadwick, P., Birchwood, M. J. & Trower, P. (1999). Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia (Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology). New York: John Wiley and Sons.
Coleman, R., Smith, M. and Good, J. (2003). Psychiatric first aid in psychosis: A handbook for nurses, carers and people distressed by psychotic experience (2nd ed.). Lewis, Scotland. P&P Press (Available at Working to Recovery).
[VIDEO] Compassion for voices: A tale of courage and hope.
[VIDEO] Davoine, Francoise (2015). The “stoppage of time” due to intergenerational trauma.
[VIDEO] DuBrul, Sasch Altman (2013). Navigating brilliance and madness (at TEDxHunterCCS).
[VIDEO] Fletcher, Paul. Psychosis: Bending reality to see around the corners (at TEDxCambridgeUniversity).
Greek, M. (2012). Schizophrenia: A blueprint for recovery. Athens, OH: Milt Greek.
Karon, B. P., & VandenBos, G. (1996). Psychotherapy of schizophrenia: The treatment of choice. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, Inc.
[VIDEO] Kingdon, David (2013). Cognitive therapy for psychosis–introduction.
[VIDEO] Kingdon, David (2013). Cognitive therapy for psychosis–delusions.
[VIDEO] Kingdon, David (2013). Cognitive therapy for psychosis–negative symptoms.
[VIDEO] Kingdon, David (2013). Cognitive therapy for psychosis–voices.
Larkin, W. and Morrison, A. (2005). Trauma and psychosis: New directions for theory and therapy. Routledge: London.
[VIDEO] Mackler, D. (Producer). (2008). Take these broken wings: Recovery from Schizophrenia without medication.
[VIDEO] Mackler, D. (Producer). (2011). Healing homes: An alternative, Swedish model for healing psychosis.
[VIDEO] Mackler, D. (Producer). (2011). Open Dialogue: An alternative, Finnish approach to healing psychosis.
Mackler, D., & Morrissey, M. (2010). A Way Out of Madness: Dealing with Your Family After You’ve Been Diagnosed with a Psychiatric Disorder. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
Mosher. L. R., & Hendrix, V. (with Fort, D. C.) (2004). Soteria: Through madness to deliverance. USA: Authors.
[VIDEO] (2015). Open Dialogue presentation: New approaches to mental health services.
[VIDEO] PsychoseNet. Five phases of psychosis.
[VIDEO] RLC Film Productions (Producer). The virtues of noncompliance.
[VIDEO] RLC Film Productions (Producer). Beyond the medical model.
[VIDEO] RLC Film Productions (Producer). The Afiya film.
[VIDEO] RLC Film Productions (Producer). Beyond possible.
[VIDEO] Seikkula, Jaakko (2014). 7 principles of Open Dialogue.
[VIDEO] Seikkula, Jaakko (2015). A brief introduction to Open Dialogue.
Stastny, P. & Lehmann, P. (2007). Alternatives beyond psychiatry (available from Peter Lehmann Publishing).
[VIDEO] Turkington, Douglas (2014). CBT Psychosis Techniques.
[VIDEO] Undercurrents (Producer). Evolving Minds—Psychosis and spirituality.
[VIDEO] Unger, Ron (2008). Using cognitive therapy for psycohosis.
[VIDEO] Van Os, Jim. Connecting to madness (on TEDxMaastricht).
Support for Hearing Voices
Coleman, R. & Smith, M. (2006) Working with voices—Victim to victor (2nd ed). Lewis, Scotland: P&P Press (available from Working to Recovery).
Corstens, D., May, R. and Longden, E. (2007). Talking with voices: The voice dialoguing manual (available from InterVoice Online).
Deegan, Patricia. (n.d.) Coping with voices: Self-help strategies for people who hear voices that are distressing (available from National Empowerment Center).
[VIDEO] Demons on the boat–an Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) metaphor.
Downs, Julie (ed.). (2001). Coping with voices and visions and starting and supporting hearing voices groups. Manchester, UK: Hearing Voices Network (available from Hearing Voices).
Escher, Sandra and Marius Romme. (2010). Children hearing voices: What you need to know and what you can do (available from PCCS Books).
[VIDEO] Leff, Julian. Avatar therapy–Silencing voices.
[VIDEO] Longden, Eleanor. The voices in my head (Ted Talk).
[VIDEO] Luhrmann, Tanya. Hearing voices in Accra and Chennai: How culture makes a differenct to psychiatric experiences.
Romme, M. and S. Escher. (2000). Making sense of voices: A guide for mental health professionals working with voice-hearers (includes the Maastricht Interview). London: MIND Publications.
Romme, Marius, Sandra Escher, Jacqui Dillon, Dirk Corstens, and Mervyn Morris (eds.). (2009). Living with Voices: 50 Stories of Recovery (available from PCCS Books).
[VIDEO] Runciman, Olga (2013). Hearing Voices Network (Denmark).
Smith, Daniel. (2007). Muses, madmen, and prophets: Rethinking the history, science, and meaning of auditory hallucination. New York: Penguin Press.
[VIDEO] Waddingham, Rai (2015). On the edge? Working with taboo & violent voices.
Watkins, John. (1998). Hearing Voices: A Common Human Experience. Melbourne, Australia: Hill of Content.
Psychiatric Drugs (including withdrawal support)
Bentall, R. (2009). Doctoring the mind. New York: New York University Press.
Beyond Meds. A comprehensive website with many resources.
Breggin, P. (2008). Brain-disabling treatments in psychiatry: Drugs, electroshock and the psychopharmaceutical complex. New York, NY: Springer Publication Company.
Breggin, P. (2008). Medication madness: The role of psychiatric drugs in cases of violence, suicide, and crime. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.
Breggin, P. (2013). Psychiatric drug withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry (CEP). A very user-friendly website looking at the harms, benefits and myths of psychiatric drugs.
[VIDEO] Harrow, Martin (2015). NIMH longitidunal research on antipsychotics & recovery.
Rxisk: Making Medications Safer for All of Us. Dr Healy has compiled a very extensive list of resources and articles about the harms, benefits and myths of psychiatric drugs.
Healy, D. (2012). Pharmageddon. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
Harm reduction guide to coming off psychiatric drugs. The Icarus Project and Freedom Center.
[VIDEO] Harm reduction approach to coming off psychiatric drugs (Will Hall).
Lehmann, P. (Ed.). (2002). Coming off psychiatric drugs.
Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal Resources (Mad in America).
Whitaker, R. (2010). Anatomy of an epidemic: Magic bullets, psychiatric drugs, and the astonishing rise of mental illness in America. New York: Crown Books.
[VIDEO] Wunderlink, Lex (2015). Longitudinal research on antipsychotic drugs & recovery.
Courses / Education
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) for Psychosis [online course, taught by Ron Unger].
Families Healing Together [online courses for individuals, friends and family members of those struggling with extreme states].
Future Learn: Caring for people with psychosis and schizophrenia [online course].
Mad in America Conitinuing Ed [Online courses on “topics such as psychiatric medications … and alternatives that promote long-term recovery. The courses grant professional continuing education (CEUs) and continuing medical education (CME) credits for physicians, social workers, nurses, marriage and family counselors, and alcohol/drug counselors”].
Integrative Mental Health for You. A range of online presentations and courses on working with spiritual emergency.
Mind Australia – Mind Recovery College [On-location courses on a variety of recovery-oriented topics, available in Australia only).
Online Open Recovery College [Online courses covering a wide range of recovery topics, including specific support for hearing voices, recovering from sexual abuse, and general principles and practice of recovery from psychosis and extreme states].
Recovery from Schizophrenia [Webinars on alternative understandings and treatment models of “schizophrenia,” psychosis and extreme states].
South Eastern Sydney Recovery College [On-Location courses on recovery-oriented topics, available only in the Sydney, Australia area].
Blogs / Forums / Communities
Beyond Meds: Alternatives to Psychiatry [numerous articles and other resources devoted to the topic of psychiatric drugs and alternatives to psychiatry].
The Inner Compass Initiative [“…Provides information, resources, tools, and connecting platforms to facilitate more informed choices regarding all things ‘mental health’ and to support individuals and groups around the world who wish to leave, bypass, or build community beyond the mental health system].
Mad in America: Science, Psychiatry, and Community [a hub of numerous blogs from many of the leaders in the recovery and alternatives to psychiatry movement].
Madness Radio archive [a treasure trove of interviews with many leaders in the field].
Recovery from Schizophrenia [Ron Unger’s blog with numerous recovery-oriented articles and resources].
Successful Schizophrenia [numerous resources related to recovery and the challenging the medical model paradigm].
The Withdrawal Project [“…To help people empower themselves with knowledge from the layperson withdrawal community about the drugs they take and the methods of coming off these drugs that seem to be yielding the greatest success or satisfaction..[and]…To provide platforms [where people] can find and connect with one another to engage in mutual support and shared learning].
ICTP (Institute for Cognitive Therapy for Psyhosis).
ISEPP (International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry) [“Our main purpose is to examine and disseminate information concerning the impact of psychiatric theory and practice upon personal freedom, liberty, and a moral/spiritual conception of humanity”].
ISPS (The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) [An organization devoted to the promotion of psychotherapy, research, and education related to psychotic disorders, with an emphasis on psychological and social interventions].
In the U.S.
MindFreedom International’s directory [to be listed as an alternative mental health care provider].
The Open Dialogue Approach (resource page).
Recovery From Schizophrenia — Online seminars, webinars and training for mental health professionals.
CHRUSP [The Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry—an organization that “works for full legal capacity for all, an end to forced drugging, forced electroshock and psychiatric incarceration, and for support that respects individual integrity and free will.”].
Disability Rights International [an organization “dedicated to promoting the human rights and full participation in society of people with disabilities worldwide.”].
NARPA [National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy—an organization advocating for the human rights of mental health consumers].
PsychRights: Law Project for Psychiatric Rights [a public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of those with psychiatric diagnoses].
World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry [an international organization that advocates for the human rights of mental health consumers].