SOTRU Short: Soteria

In the 1970s, a prominent schizophrenia researcher named Dr. Loren Mosher noticed that the standard treatment in the hospital – medication, confinement – didn’t have good outcomes. People didn’t get better in the long term. So he launched an experiment, to try out pretty much the exact opposite of that treatment in the hospital. He called it Soteria.

This SOTRU short was produced in conjunction with our episode, The Hospital Always Wins. To listen to the entire episode, see pictures and more, visit our episode page :

SOTRU Short: Soteria | State of the Re:Union.

24/7 medication-free madness sanctuaries

In this TV interview, Michael discusses Diabasis House, Soteria, I- Ward, and the urgent need for such 24/7 medication-free madness sanctuaries, and also talks about peer-run respite houses.