The International Critical Psychiatry Network (ICPN) is a meeting place and forum for those interested in critical thinking and alternative approaches to psychiatry. Concerns about the independence of some who advocate certain medical approaches, and expressions of dissatisfaction from some service users have stimulated critical academic and practitioner communities in several part of the world.
ICPN offers opportunities for conversation and exchange between and amongst them. Here you can find access to British, American, Nordic, Spanish language, Italian and Australasian communities as well as global conversations. Mental health and well-being concern all of us and how they are conceived and supported reflects and influences ideologies and policies which have global reach. Read more for an outline of what is generally understood by Critical Psychiatry.