Osijek

‘Sweet freedom’

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Robin Hammond

The lives of those existing behind  locked doors of an old-style mental health asylum in Osijek are now being transformed. Many of its residents are enjoying greater independence in shared apartments in the nearby community, with carers to give them support when they need it.

Read more in The Guardian.

As part of his time in Croatia, Robin went inside the homes and got to know the institution’s former residents and ended his visit with a talk to share experiences of mental health from around the world.

Robin meets residents settling into their new lives in Osijek

Robin meets residents settling into their new lives in Osijek

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