USA’s increasing “mental illness (agitation)” is increasing in direct proportion to the dysfunctional country where I live.
New York City, NY (March 10, 2014) – The Icarus Project, a community based organization focused on radical mental health support, is developing a free toolkit, Mad Maps, to help empower those currently unable to secure appropriate services in our existing mental health system. It is a resource for those wanting to create not only their own paths to well-being, but also to help chart pathways for those who seek to transform the world in which we live.
A presentation of Mad Maps will be facilitated by Icarus co-founder, Sascha Altman DuBrul on Thursday, March 13, 7 PM at the Bluestockings bookstore, located at 172 Allen Street in NYC. Under the slogan ‘Mental health does not exist…
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I think it is important to refine one’s own spiritual practice, taking personal responsibility for all actions . . .
I want to address a few of what I feel are quite common misconceptions about my own and other Kadampas’ involvement in calling out the Dalai Lama on his ban and speeches against Dorje Shugden practitioners. In writing this, I also seem to have explored what I think are certain general misconceptions about how Buddhists should be – what tolerance means, what patience means, what compassion means, what religious…
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