We are a diverse international group of family and social network members who have experienced mental health needs within our families and networks and have used /have an interest in learning about/using dialogic approaches. Some of us also work as dialogic practitioners or trainers.
We meet via Zoom on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Saturday nights of each month. Each evening has a specific focus.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Please be aware that the email address is monitored by volunteers and therefore there may be delays in responding. If you are seeking help for a crisis, please contact the appropriate crisis services in your area.
Please check days and times for your area that are consistent with 8.30am EST (Boston and NY)
6:30 am MT (Colorado)
7:30 am CST (Minneapolis),
8:30 am EST (Boston and NY)
10:30 am (São Paulo, Brazil)
1:30 pm GMT, (London)
2:30 pm CET (Italy)
3:30 pm EET (Finland)
11:30 pm (Brisbane, Australia)
8:30 pm AWST (Perth, Australia)
RESOURCES – the following are some useful resources through which to explore dialogic approaches.
Video: Jaakko Seikkula Speaks on Finnish Open Dialogue, Social Networks, and Recovery from Psychosis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywtPedxhC3U&ab_channel=DanielMackler
BOOKS we have recommended
Madness – a Brief History
Schizophrenia: A blueprint for Recovery by Milt Greek
Healing: Our Path From Mental Illness to Mental Health
CEOemail.com (worldwide list of leaders’ email addresses and contact info)
Recovery-Oriented Language Guide, Mental Health Co-ordinating Council, NSW, Australia http://mhcc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Recovery-Oriented-Language-Guide_2019ed_v1_20190809-Web.pdf
Oct 9 2021 – https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/1447156196683694080 Russell Razzaque MD from UK – ODDESSI
Laura Delano – The Inner Compass – https://www.theinnercompass.org