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2014 Northeast Permaculture Convergence
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Sunday, July 6 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Beyond Mental Health: Social and Emotional Wellness

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The systems currently in place to help people who experience emotional distress are often additional damage and separation among those they hope to serve. Permaculture enthusiasts and other communities of mutual aid have the potential to eschew harmful interventions and to provide intentional, effective support for one another during periods of distress and crisis.

In this interactive workshop we will explore how to identify psychiatric oppression, and what practical steps your community can take to become safer and more healing spaces for all their members.


Matthew Cohen

Matthew has been involved in both alternatives to psychiatry and the cooperative movement since 2007. Recently, he has served at a non-medical recovery home in Northampton, MA, and helped to manage the website and community of Mad In America (http://madinamerica.com) for its first two years. | | Matthew currently offers education to community groups, mental health advocacy, blogging, and private sessions for individuals seeking personal... Read More →

Sunday July 6, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm

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