Dylan Tighe – “RECORD: Questioning A Scientific View of Mental Health” Play Features Madness Radio

Theatre-Maker and musician Dylan Tighe uses his own psychiatric history to probe some of the assumptions underpinning a scientific view of mental health. The play proposes artistic expression, and lived experience- as capable of offering insights into the mind (and heart) which science cannot penetrate. This alternative record of mental health centres around Dylan Tighe's psychiatric records and personal research and includes songs from his debut album RECORD exploring his diagnosis and experience, along with a collage of sonic and musical sources, documentary, dramatic scenes and archive samples relating to the science behind the concept of "mental illness" … [click on title for the rest of the post]

Free the Mind

FREE THE MIND is the fantastic tale of how one man's vision provides a turning point in the lives of three people. Professor Davidson sets out to discover if, and how, it may be possible to physically change the brain using only the power of thought. Steve and Rich are just two out of thousands of American war veterans. Their lives have turned into painful nightmares: they are restless insomniacs tormented by their own consciences after events witnessed and deeds done during wartime. Will, just 5 years old, suffers from ADHD and anxiety. His parents are eager to try options other than those provided by traditional medicine. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

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