Entries by Rai

Making Sense of Madness: An emancipatory approach

7 July 2017, 10 am – 4.30pm, registration from 9.30am Hackney House, 25-27 Curtain Road, Hackney, London, EC2A 3LT https://madness-london.eventbrite.co.uk This unique, one day event, featuring Jacqui Dillon and Rai Waddingham (recently featured on BBC Horizon: Why Did I Go Mad?), explores experiences often dismissed as symptoms of serious mental illness: voices, visions, paranoia, unusual beliefs […]

Jacqui on BBC Horizon’s ‘Why Did I Go Mad?’

2nd May, 2017, BBC 2 9PM, See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mgxf For hundreds of years, psychiatry has treated voices and hallucinations as an enemy – regarding them as ‘insanity’ or ‘madness’ and seeing them as something to be quashed and even frightened of. But today, new scientific and psychological insights into how the brain works are leading to a radical rethink […]

Recovery, Discovery and Revolution: The Work of Intervoice and the Hearing Voices Movement

  Contributors include Peter Beresford, Mary Boyle, John Cromby, Jacqui Dillon, Dave Harper, Eleanor Longden, Midlands Psychology group, Joanna Moncrieff, David Pilgrim, Phil Thomas and Jan Wallcraft.   This book contests how both society and Mental Health Services conceptualise and respond to madness. Despite sustained criticisms from academia, survivor groups and practitioners, the bio-genetic model […]

There Is A Fault In Reality Film

Directed By: Tom Cotton, 2010, Tigerlily Films Roughly 1% of people in the UK suffer from something called ‘schizophrenia’, yet there is little agreement about what this represents, what causes it, or how best to treat it. Despite the thousands of research studies carried out, if you’ve been diagnosed with this ‘disease of reality’, it […]

Radio New Zealand (2010)

Interviewed by: Kathryn Ryan, 14 April 2010 on the Nine till Noon show Radio New Zealand Jacqui Jacqui Dillon is a guest speaker at a conference in Wellington this week and in Auckland next week at the Making Sense of Psychosis conference, held by Auckland University and organized jointly by the NZ branch of the […]

Madness Radio (June 16, 2009)

What is it like to hear voices? How do people learn to live with their voices, and are voices sometimes positive and helpful? What is the connection between voices and trauma? Jacqui Dillon, voice hearer and director of the UK Hearing Voices Network, discusses how the movement of people who hear voices is creating self-help […]

Exile (2008)

Produced by: Jenni Autio, Tea Latvala, Sampo Lehtinen, Oskari Pastila Written & directed by: Sampo Lehtinen, Oskari Pastila Exile is an experimental stage performance; a fusion of computer animations, documentary, fictional narrative, music and fashion design. Exile tells the story of Kathryn, a woman who hears voices and who has built part of her personality […]