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Archive Highlights: Deborah Shares Her 3 Favourite Items

admin/ January 17, 2020/ Archive Highlights

Here Deborah, a member of the Heads & Tales steering group, reflects on the project, talks about the importance of the mental health heritage archive, and shares her top three standout items from our mental health heritage archive. The Heads & Tales Archive Represents a Unique Expression of Mental Health People sometimes talk about generating mental health narratives ‘from the ground up’ but that’s not easy to bring about when the community has been shut down and silenced, scattered, ignored, stigmatized and impoverished for years. Looking at the material online in the archive helps me see more clearly the incredible amount of sheer hard work and creativity that has been achieved here – both in the making as well as the stewarding of the archive and its contents. It’s very powerful to see it all brought…