Evolving Minds- Psychosis & Spirituality (45mins)
Director of Evolving Minds interviewed
Evolving Minds offers a fresh and radical perspective on alternatives to the mental health system. Watch interview with the director of Evolving Minds.
An English transcript of this interview is available here
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"Engaging, entertaining, and packed with practical tips and
refreshing perspectives on psychosis"
Evolving Minds- Psychosis & Spirituality
What is reality? Who defines it?
Evolving Minds offers a fresh and radical perspective on alternatives to the mental health system. Presenting clear information in a humorous style it covers diverse topics such as shamanism, nutrition, psychotherapy, meditation and protest against draconian mental health legislation.
Produced by Undercurrents & Directed by Melissa Gunasena.
Evolving Minds explores the connection between psychosis and spiritual experience and provides techniques for people to explore and take control of their own minds. An invaluable resource that will educate, empower and inform.Includes exclusive footage of British army experiments with LSD.
Running Time 45minutes
'The film is a timely and fascinating exploration
into the very nature of "madness' .
South Wales Evening Post
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Useful links and resources
'With a focus on the subjective experience of psychosis,
this video offers a lot for consideration.'
Journal of community and applied social psychology
A data base of films about mental health
Mind - works for a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress
Learning From Psychosis,User-led training workshops
0208 552 3321
Get Active- a mental health activist resource
Successful Schizophrenia-Freeing psychiatry from delusions
Support Coalition International-Survivors human rights
No Force Campaign-Survivors human rights
Mad Pride-Celebrating mad culture & ending discrimination
Hearing Voices Network-Assisting people who hear voices
0161 834 5768
Sound Minds Promoting the arts
0207 207 1786
Mental Health Media-Promotes peoples voices to reduce prejudice and discrimination 0207 700 8171
0161 923 4877
Listen to The Voices-Survivors films
Madnation-Social justice human rights
Antipsychiatry Coalition-Dangers of psychiatric treatment
Toxic Psychiatry-Harm caused by medication
Schizophrenia & Shamanism Info & techniques
Psychosis & Spirituality-Book and email chat group
Spiritual Emergency-Mental illness as spiritual crisis
Buy Evolving Minds on DVD
Purchase Evolving Minds
(includes 8 other videos made by women directors on the
Broad Horizons compilation)
Ve Mentes Evolucionando en español en línea
Watch with Spanish subtitles
Hebrew : A Hebrew translation of Evolving Minds
is available here as a PDF