Fireweed Collective

HARM REDUCTION GUIDE TO COMING OFF PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

The Icarus Project and Freedom Center’s 52-page illustrated guide gathers the best information we’ve come across and the most valuable lessons we’ve learned about reducing and coming off psychiatric medication. Based in more than 10 years work in the peer support movement, this Guide is used internationally by individuals, families, professionals, and organizations, and is available a growing number … Continued

Navigating Crisis

This four-page handout was edited by Clarextina and Will and Icarus member contributors, drawing from material in Navigating the Space, and turned into a beautiful design by Clarextina. It presents key things to think about when you are dealing with mental health crisis.

Mental Health at the Intersections of Drug Use & Sex Work

Drug-using sex workers are heavily pathologized and underserved as mental health patients and survivors. Join The Icarus Project for a webinar TONIGHT November 7th at 8pm et / 7pm ct / 6pm mt / 5pm pt to explore mental health at the intersections of drug use and sex work. Facilitated by Caty Simon Caty is the co-editor of Tits and … Continued

Fired Up and Burnt Out: Keeping it Together in Uncertain Times

How can we keep ourselves grounded as we participate in this movement moment? In our current political climate, we’re seeing many new activists and increasing momentum but also increasing burnout and despair. Join The Icarus Project THIS SUNDAY, September 30th at 7:00pm et / 6:00pm ct / 5:00 mt / 4:00pt for a webinar where we will … Continued

Parenting at the End of the World

How do we take care of ourselves and each other when we are tending little ones? How is our parenting experience impacted by the identities we hold and the oppressions we face? How can those of us with sensitive nervous systems and histories of trauma find balance while parenting?  Join us for discussion, journaling exercises, and … Continued

Critical Harm Reduction Approaches in the Age of the Opioid Crises

How is the current opioid crisis shifting perspectives of drug use, and in what ways is this crisis reinforcing criminalization, mass incarceration and the militarization of the border? This webinar will give an overview of harm reduction approaches to drug use including overdose prevention, recognition, and response. We will discuss the social determinates of health … Continued

Making the Ask for Help

This webinar is designed to explore and reflect on barriers to asking for help and offering support. Participants will discuss frameworks for community care and interdependence, not as stopgaps in personal crisis moments, but as a necessary strategy to resist oppressive and harmful systems. We will provide tools and structures to build the type of … Continued

Emotional First Aid Part 3

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 Parts … Continued