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These are just a few of the thousands of ways to assist you in your mental health journey. Make it your own. At one time or another, each of these resources gave me hope. As Joseph Campbell so eloquently noticed, “The psychotic drowns in the same waters in which the mystic swims with delight.” Enjoy the swim.




As Prescribed


Bay Street Healer


Bipolarized:  Rethinking Mental Illness-Ross McKenzie 


Breakdown or Breakthrough-currently in production through Media that Matters


Calling God to the Witness Stand-currently in production through Media That Matters


Connecting the Dots


Cracked Up: The Darrell Hammond Story




Crooked Beauty


Drunk on Too Much Life


Healing Homes


Love Thy Nature


Medicating Normal


Take These Broken Wings-Healing from Schizophrenia


That Way Madness Lies


The Wisdom of Trauma


Mental Filmness,



A Call to Awakening

A Disorder 4 Everyone
Bipolar Awakenings 

CafeTACenter (Café Technical Assistance Center)

City Voices, Making Mental Illness Fun Again

Earth Spirit Educational Services

Emerging Proud

Fireweed collective


Gateway Mountain Center, Peter Mayfield

Healing Sanctuary Proboards (forums)


Hearing Voices Network

Horticulture therapy
American Horticultural Therapy Association

Inner Compass

Inspired Mind Mental Health

International Peer Respite

Intentional Peer Support

Integrative Mental Health University (IMHU)

International Association for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS)

Law Project for Psychiatric Rights


Mad in America

Matt’s Kindness Ripples On

Mental Health Advocates of WNY


Mental Health America

Merit Institute

MindfFreedom International

National Empowerment Center

Promise Resource Network

Sanity is a Full Time Job

Spiritual Awakenings International

Spiritual Emergence Network USA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The TOPA institute

Trauma Research Foundation

Wild Heart Ecotherapy



Elia Abi-Jaoude

Michael Beck, Peer resources LI


Claire Bien, ISPS


Sean Blackwell, Bipolar Awakenings


Emma Bragdon, PhD


Kelly Brogan, MD, holistic psychiatrist


Cherene Caraco, Promise Resource Network


Oryx Cohen, CEO National Empowerment Center


Skye Collins, CT HVN training facilitator


Daniel Dorman, MD, Author of Dante’s Cure (treats without drugs)


Pat Deegan, PhD, Patricia Deegan & Associates, self-described disruptor innovator in field of behavioral health recovery (former diagnosed schizophrenic)


Laura Delano, coming off psych meds,


Jacqui Dillon, A Disorder for Everyone


Sandor Ferenczi (


Gary Ferguson, Author on outdoor therapy


Daniel Fisher


Braunwynn Franklin, (mental health, incarceration w/returning citizens)


Phil Fleming, City Voices


Dan Frey, City Voices, Making Mental Illness Fun Again


Howard Gardner, Harvard professor, Theory of multiple intelligence


Jim Gottstein, author Zyprexa Papers, lawyer, advocate


Dr. Louise Hansen


Will Harris


Jennifer Helfand-labeled at age six, recovered and artist


Issa Ibrahim, artist, author, speaker, issues


Lucy Johnstone, author


Yvonne Kason, MD, spiritually transformative experiences


Peter Kinderman


Irving Kirsch


Paul Levy, shaman expert


Richard Louv


Dr. Tanya Luhrmann, Anthropology Dept., Stanford University…hearing voices


Paul Lysaker, PhD, providing recovery-oriented treatment to adults, Merit Institute


Eleanor Longden, Hearing Voices Network


Jen MacDonald, Altered states of consciousness expert, mental wellness networker


Eric Maisel, transformational journaling


Gabor Mate, Trauma and addiction


Peter Mayfield, Gateway Mountain Center 


Katie Mottram, Spiritual emergence expert, Author Mend the Gap


Andrew Newberg


J. Wallace Nichols


David Oaks


Iva Paska


Justin Pegnataro


Mark Ragins, MD, Author Journeys Beyond the Frontier, A Rebellious Guide to Psychosis and Extraordinary Circumstances


Patte Randal


Josh Roberts - Neurodiversity Gifts instructor,


Marius Romme, Hearing Voices Network


Elyn Saks


Karl Shallowhorn, SAMHSA


Irit Shimrat, author, self-identified escaped lunatic


Judy Singer, neurodiversity


Miranda Spencer, Editor MIA


Dwayne Stone, Crazywise interviewee, works with worst case labels


Sami Timimi, MD, author of Insane Medicine, adolescent psychiatrist


Stephen Tonti-YouTube Ted Talk ADHD


Ron Unger, ISPS


Bessel van der Kolk, MD, association between trauma and “mental illness”


Hilary Van Welter


Jo Watson, Founder A D4Everyone


Paris Williams, PhD, Author Rethinking Madness


Robert Whitaker, Founder Mad in America



A Mother’s Reckoning, Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy, Sue Kliebold

A Philosophy of Madness, Wouter Kusters


Anatomy of an Epidemic, Robert Whitaker

The Awakening Brain, Lisa Miller

Biology of Belief, Bruce Lipton


The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk


The Brain’s Way of Healing, Norman Doidge, M.D.


The Compassionate Connection, David Rakel


Dantes Cure, Daniel Dormann, M.D.


David’s Goliath, David Lyons


Death Grip-A Climber’s Escape from Benzo Madness, Matt Samet


Decoding Delusions-A Clinician’s Guide to Working With Delusions and Other Extreme Beliefs


The Guarded Gate, Daniel Okren


Head First, The Biology of Hope, Norman Cousins


The Hospital Always Wins, Issa Ibrahim


Humanising Mental Health Care in Australia, Benjamin, Haliburn & King


In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, Close Encounters with Addiction, Gabor Mate


Journeys Beyond the Frontier, Mark Ragins, M.D.


Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv

Living the Experience of Now, My Life Beyond Psychiatry


Patte Randal, Josephine Stanton


Lost Connections, Johann Hari

Mad in America, Robert Whitaker


Mend the Gap, Katie Mottram


The Mind and the Moon, Daniel Bergner


Mind Over Medicine, Lissa Rankin


Mindful Loving, Henry Grayson, PhD


Mud Flower, Meghan Caughey


My Mysterious Son, Dick Russell


The Myth of Mental Illness, Thomas Szasz, M.D.


The Myth of Normal, Trauma Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture, Gabor Mate


Opening Up, James Pennebaker


Outside Mental Health, Voices and Visions of Madness, Will Hall


Poems of Awakening, Edwin Charles


The Psychedelics Explorer’s Guide, James Fadiman


Reconciliation of the Heart, Mary Clista Dahl


Rethinking Madness, Paris Williams


Sarah: Bound by Addiction, Freed by Christ, Sandra Robinson


Shouting at the Sky, Gary Ferguson


Shrinks, the Untold Story of Psychiatry, Jeffrey Liberman, M.D.


The Soloist, Steve Lopez


Stolen Focus, Johann Hari


Spiritual Liberation, Michael Bernard Beckwith


The Promise That Changes Everything: I won’t Interrupt You, Nancy Klein 


Time to Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind, Nancy Klein


The Universe has Your Back, Gabrielle Bernstein


When the Body Says No, the Cost of Hidden Stress, Gabor Mate


Why Kids Kill, Inside the Minds of School Shooters, Peter Langman


Zyprexa Papers, Jim Gottstein




Compassionate Approaches to Voices 


Cognitive Behavior and Related Therapies for Psychosis


Connecting the Dots Viewing and Panel Presentation


Crazywise: Psychosis and Psychedelics Live Webinar and Viewing


Ending the Prohibition of the Mind: A Mushroom Symposium


Exploring Dialogical Responses in a Time of Crisis


Intuitive Medicine Summit


Mad In America-Psychiatric Drugging of Our Children


Mental Wellness Connection-Health Means


The Mysticism/Psychosis Continuum


Peer Run Crisis Alternatives-with Cherene Caraco (Cafe TA Center)


Rethinking Psychiatry-a Soteria Webinar



Art of Nature


Awakening to Oneness


Celebrate What’s Right


Drop the Disorder


Just Listening Community


Shades of Awakening


When Lightning Strikes

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