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A disability-rights view on community and mental health

Bhargavi Davar

Hey Debriefers,

What do disability rights tell us about the way we support and live with each other? Today’s guest, Bhargavi Davar, has been answering this question as an activist, academic and community organiser, in India and beyond.

Bhargavi tells us how Buddhism, disability rights frameworks and her own experience as a survivor of mental health systems have shaped her life and work. She rejects the “toxic mental health system” and the colonial ideas of care

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Originally published as A disability-rights view on community and mental health at Disability Debrief

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