We’re so glad you found us. When you or someone close to you goes into crisis, it can be the scariest thing to ever happen. You don’t know what to do, but it seems like someone’s life might be at stake or they might get locked up, and everyone around is getting stressed and panicked. … Continued
So many of us want to show up for others who need support, but just don’t know what to do. This three part webinar will cover the basics of how to provide emotional first aid for someone you know and love, or even someone you just met. Building off of the content offered in Part … Continued
Fireweed will maintain our Facebook Group, the only difference will be the name change.
You can find “Harm Reduction Guide To Coming off Psychiatric Drugs”, “Madness & Oppression”, and “Navigating Crisis” on our Publications page. For other Icarus guides please visit this archive.
Absolutely, but in 2020 we will only be offering online webinars and support circles.
Mad Maps are wellness documents that help us to navigate our emotional terrains, particularly as they relate to issues like oppression and trauma. In our Mad Maps workshop participants examine the way oppression impacts our perspectives and experiences of mental health, and explore non-judgmental approaches to emotional wellbeing, as well as build strategies for coping … Continued
In a world that daily attacks our emotional and physical wellbeing, care teams, care pods, or support groups can save lives. They provide a space for belonging and healing. However, organizing and maintaining a strong support group can seem like an overwhelming task. Long time Icarus member Elliott Fukui will share a how-to start and … Continued
In this trauma-sensitive space, we will gather to explore ways to respect and care for ourselves, including developing our ability to feel and learning to express consent, make requests, and set boundaries. Using a combination of somatic exercises, journaling, and group discussion, we will examine what it means to return home to our bodies and … Continued