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Madness Made Me

From the psych ward to international influencer.


Down the end of the long polished corridor, Mary O’Hagan comes face to face with the condemning words written about her in her psychiatric files. As a young women she spent 5 years in and out of psychiatric hospitals. She went from the Psych ward to the chair of an international network, advisor to the United Nations, and became New Zealand’s Mental Health Commissioner. “If I told the Psychiatrist that I was going to do these things, they would have upped my anti-psychotics on the spot. They kept telling me I had an ongoing disability and I needed to lower my horizons. I’m so glad they were wrong.” (Author-Loading Docs)

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