Mental Health Reform: The First Mad Pride Movement

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It wasn 't until the 1990 's that mental health reformation became crucial within the health system and that is when the first Mad Pride event had taken place. Once called "psychiatric survivors pride day" this event was held on September 18, 1993, in Canada by a man named Pete Shaughness which fathered the Mad Pride movement. Pete Shaughness 's suicide brought a fundamental wave of activism amongst supporters thus becoming "Mad Pride". It had taken one man 's martyism to begin this movement into
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