It’s a MHAD, MHAD World. The Brave New World of the Mental Health & Drugs Division. It’s a MHAD …. The pervasive social context, the lens through which we view particular issues, is both a consequence and driver of Government Policy.
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The Brave New World of the Mental Health & Drugs Division
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“We are, as humans, heavily socialised to make a kind of rough approximation between cause and effect....To appreciate the power of epidemics, we have to abandon this expectation about proportionality. We need to prepare ourselves for the possibility that sometimes big changes follow from small events, and that sometimes these changes can happen very quickly” (p. 10-11).Tipping points
“The point of all this is to answer two simple questions that lie at the heart of what we would like to accomplish as educators, parents, marketers, business people and policymakers. Why is it that some ideas or behaviors or products start epidemics and others don\'t? And what can we do to deliberately start and control positive epidemics of our own?” (P. 14).
Source: “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference”, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 2000.