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27 May Category: blog
Author: tvc

Diary

The art of a culture of hope. Vooruit/Dr Guislain Hospital. Ghent. 21 – 25 November 2017. The art of a […]

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12 Mar Category: blog, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

What is a mental health problem?

What is a mental health problem? You hear the term used a lot in mainstream mental health (I mean the […]

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19 Feb Category: blog
Author: tvc

Spam from my therapist’s email account.

I’m writing this with tears in my eyes, I and my family presently on a short trip to Rome, Italy. […]

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10 Dec Category: blog, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Mental in London – The storify version

Link directly to Storify – http://storify.com/vacuumcleaner/mental-in-london (for older browser.) [View the story “Mental in London” on Storify]

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07 Oct Category: blog, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Latvian theatre critic Silvija Radzobe on Mental.

Thanks to Anna Zagorska for the translation. — Mental is performed by a young man who is the only member […]

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07 Aug Category: blog, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Mental – Autumn Dates | Madlove and other news.

the vacuum cleaner. News. Mental – Autumn Dates. Riga. Glasgow. London. Manchester. “One of the most powerful portraits of creativity and […]

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25 Mar Category: blog, mental, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Casual Mental Health Stigma in The Guardian today

People that know me will be fully aware that I have a bit of a bee in my bonnet about […]

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04 Feb Category: blog, mental, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Crying into my tea, instead of rehearsing. – Mental Update 5

Image courtesy of Hannah Hull In a week and a half I’m showing a work in progress of Mental at […]

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07 Jan Category: blog
Author: tvc

The cuts are not ideological.

Some other victims of Tory cuts: Benefit bureaucrats Atos killed my father, says 13-year-old boy http://www.scotsman.com/news/health/benefit-bureaucrats-atos-killed-my-father-says-13-year-old-boy-1-2610249 Blinded, half-paralysed man dies […]

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30 Oct Category: blog, mental, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Let’s go fucking Mental. – Fourth Mental Update

“Let’s go fucking Mental. Let’s go fucking Mental. Let’s go fucking Mental.” Is a chant I’ve heard groups of beer […]

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03 Oct Category: blog, mental, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Mental Health Crisis – A rough survival guide for supporting.

What follows is an email I wrote earlier this year to a group of friends and activists following a serious […]

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13 Sep Category: blog
Author: tvc

Mental. Truth is Concrete. Dam maD and other news.

the vacuum cleaner. News. Hello, here’s a little more about our recent projects. Mental: Work in Progress. Supported by the […]

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09 Sep Category: blog, mental, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

The Mad Genius and other pathetic clichés – Second Update.

The Mad Genius and other pathetic clichés. Or. Why is madness fascinating, terrifying and underwhelming in equal measure? You’ve heard […]

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27 Aug Category: blog, mental, mentalthoughts
Author: tvc

Mental – First Update.

Obviously it was something my therapist said. ‘Do you not think that your adult life has been difficult?’ I replied […]

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