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Evolving Minds

Synopsis
A radical perspective on alternatives to the mental health system. Presenting information in a humorous style, it covers diverse topics such as shamanism, nutritional therapy, psychotherapy, meditation and protest against mental health legislation. Explores the connection between psychosis and spiritual experience and provides techniques for people to explore and take control of their own minds. Includes footage of British army experiments with LSD.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2003
Year of production
2003
Availability
www.undercurrents.org/minds/index.htm
Online
Notes
May also be viewed free online at www.undercurrents.org/minds/index.htm and is available on the compilation DVD BROAD HORIZONS Issue 1
Subjects
Mental Health and Counselling
Keywords
alternative medicine; mental health; psychopathology; shamans; mental health legislation

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£3.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
44 mintutes
Year
2010

Production Company

Name

Undercurrents

Email
info@undercurrents.org
Web
http://www.undercurrents.org External site opens in new window
Phone
01792 455900
Address
Old Exchange
Pier Street
Swansea
SA1 1RY
Notes
A not-for-profit producer and distributor of UK and global counter-culture content. Working with video makers and communities who have been marginalised or overlooked by TV broadcasters, Undercurrents focuses on social and environmental issues and has some unique footage of campaigns and video activism. There is also a podcast series on eco-living entitled LIVING IN THE FUTURE. Some productions are available for purchase on DVD and others are streamed free online, via the webvideo section of the website.

Distributor

Name

Mind Online Shop

Email
publications@mind.org.uk
Web
http://www.mind.org.uk/shop/dvds/p2 External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8519 2122
Fax
020 8522 1725
Address
15-19 Broadway
London
E15 4BQ
Notes
A selection of DVDs and videos on mental health topics arranged under the headings diagnoses & treatment, policy & practice, self-management & self-help, user and carer perspectives. Sale.

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