Asylum Magazine

ASYLUM magazine is an international forum for free debate, open to anyone with an interest in psychiatry, psychology and mental health.


  • For humane and democratic alternatives to traditional psychiatry
  • A forum for free and open debate and discussion about controversial issues in mental health and psychiatry
  • A platform for service users and survivors to express their views and voices, as well as for frontline workers, academics and allies
  • A place for the discussion of experience, ideas and campaigning around mental health issues
  • Part of a broader movement for social change – within and beyond psychiatry
  • Independent from powerful lobby groups (e.g. mental health organisations, drugs companies etc)

ASYLUM has been going strong, staying true to our ideals, for over 25 years. Read more about us here