Sascha Altman DuBrul
Radical activist and Bipolar cartographer, Sascha Altman duBrul is the cofounder of the Icarus Project in New York, and training director for the Institute for the Development of Human Arts
Areas of interest
- Community and Peer Responses
- Writing & Training
- Reform of the Mental Health System
Sascha Altman DuBrul is the co-founder of the Icarus Project, a network of peer based mental health support groups and media project that is actively redefining the language and culture of mental health and illness.
“Sascha DuBrul is a visionary leader creating powerful new ways to narrate madness. [His] insights are revolutionary and just in time.”
-Bradley Lewis, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, New York University
Sascha has a Masters in Social Work and worked from 2016-2019 as a Recovery Specialist and Trainer at Columbia’s Center for Practice Innovations at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Sascha is currently the Training Director for the Institute for the Development of Human Arts . He is the co-author of Navigating the Space Between Brilliance and Madness, Friends Make the Best Medicine: A Guide to Creating Community Mental Health Support Networks, and the author of Maps to the Other Side: The Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer.
Sascha’s intellectual and creative interests lie at the intersection of the public mental heath system and the Mad Underground.