Past, Present, Future Unit
- Appreciate system user perspectives on mental health policy
- Understand relations of power in the mental health system (patient/doctor/nurse/staff)
The components for this unit are three short plays, fictionalized accounts of mental health experiences in the past, present, and imagined future.
Play 1: “But Now We Know Better” (past)
Play 2: “How Do You Feel?” (present)
Play 3: “Breaking Down Barriers” (future)
Evaluating the Components
These short 1-3 minute skits by project community experts Branwen Willow and Cat Omura present past, present and desired future mental health systems from the perspective of a community expert. They can be used as audio recordings for classroom use or as scripts to be enacted by students.