psychiatric hospitals

A family’s unspoken curse

Govan Whittles

The inherited shame of schizophrenia leaves the writer wondering whether he will be next


On our ill-conceived normality: An ode to 'the mad ones'​

Iman Rappetti

In the words of Edgar Allan Poe: “Men have called me mad, but the question is not settled whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence …


Cuffed for no crime, kicked to the kerb

Amy Green

Instead of the care she sought, a vulnerable patient found further distress in a PE hospital.


Crazy system traps mental patients

Barry Streek

A third of the patients in government psychiatric hospitals could be released and have somewhere to live if community support services were improved.