Meghan Jisho Caughey discusses her experiences with Buddhist meditation and being diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Crisis plan chapter from the wellness recovery action plan, good for Mad Maps and advance directives.
This succinct summary of the basic approach of Gestalt therapy offers an innovative approach to personal growth that resonates with Zen and spiritual practices.
MIND, the leading mental health charity in the UK, published this detailed study on how people experience coming off psychiatric drugs. Because they learned how unhelpful doctors can be, they changed their policy and no longer recommend people try to come off drugs only with their doctor's approval.
NYC organizer Neil Gong interned with Icarus as an NYU student and wrote this paper about Mad Pride activism.
Obscure but influential French psychiatrist Hubert Benoit tackles the confounding paradoxes of non-linear Zen teachings with methodical precision. This excerpt of one of his books is worth a slow and careful read.
MIND is the leading UK mental health charity. This is their excellent guide to coming off psychiatric drugs, available at http://www.mind.org.uk/Information/Booklets/Making+sense/Making+sense+of+coming+off+psychiatric+drugs.htm