In cooperation with the “Villa Stöckle” runaway house/Weglaufhaus, Casa Kuà will be offering a monthly anti-psychiatric group in Casa Kuà. The group is open, free of charge and explicitly for trans*/inter*/non-binary/queerpeople affected by psychiatry. Many of us face psychiatric violence over and over again.There are hardly any offers to talk about one’s own experiences, feelings… Continue reading Casa Kuà & Weglaufhaus | Antipsychiatric Group
The Council of Europe has published a compendium of good practices and procedures to reduce and prevent coercion in mental health facilities. Two facilities are listed for Germany; the Bochum Crisis Room and the Weglaufhaus. Of the procedures and practices included, the Council of Europe writes, “(they) may be directly aimed at reducing, preventing or… Continue reading Best practices to reduce and prevent coercion in mental health settings in the CoE
In the course of the handover talks between the former Special Rapporteur on the right to health Dainius Pūras to the new mandate holder Tlaleng Mofokeng we presented the work of the runaway house. The event can be viewed again here. The discussion paper accompanying the event identifies the featured projects – the Run Away… Continue reading Handover Dialogue – UN special rapporteur on the right to health
Ludger Bruckmann died on 23.11.20 in Berlin. He was a founding member of the “Villa Stöckle” Weglaufhaus, where he worked for many years. Even after his retirement, he accompanied our work as a long-standing member of the board. He was involved in our anti-psychiatric counseling center and the self-help group “discontinuing psychotropic drugs” until his… Continue reading We mourn the death of Ludger Bruckmann
The group is currently inactive.
The Association for Protection against Psychiatric Violence is co-publisher of the living will “PatVerfü”. Further Information can be found here: www.patverfue.de
Read here a statement of our association on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities more…