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International Consumer/Survivor Groups

Learning from Northern Europe

Dan Fisher's Presentations on Recovery     In April-May, 2006, I gave a series of talks in Sweden, Netherlands, and Denmark. I talked but I also entered into dialogue with “users” (their name for consumer/survivors),

Resonating in Japan

Dan Fisher's Presentations on Recovery In many ways I feel I learned as much from the Japanese as they learned from me during my 5 days of sharing experiences with consumer/survivors and mental health

Brazil’s social movement to close mental asylums

Of all the Latin American countries, only Brazil has a national grassroots consumer movement. As a long-time Brazil-watcher, I've been very interested in the social movements that have grown there since the late 1970s

Hope and Recovery in Australia

I spent three very busy, exciting days in Melbourne, Australia, in connection with a conference on recovery. From May 7 through May 9, 2008, I was immersed in the world of the Australian consumer