The Soteria group are endeavouring to collaborate with the federal government to establish supervised Soteria style community houses throughout Australia, predominantly for young people with serious (usually psychotic) mental health problems . We are currently  trying to build relationships with…

Spirituality And Madness

The legalisation of psychedelics for mental health treatment in Australia seems likely to present quite a few challenges to the psychiatric profession. They are going to have to come to terms with the fact that for many people, spiritual experiences play a significant part in their mental health.

The Ten Day Voyage

This is a true account of a psychotic episode based on a recorded conversion that took place around 1964 between Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing and a man named Jesse Watkins. The account  remains faithful to Laing’s original written description. The…