Ron's own route to recovery, after spending 13 years in and out of the psychiatric system, has given him many insights into the difficult issues facing today's mental health services.
Ron Coleman has been active in the field of mental health since 1991, when affecting his own recovery from mental illness, he used his experiences to develop his ideas for recovery centered treatment of others. Since then he has went on to write numerous books and papers on the subject and was influential in the development of the Hearing Voices Network in the UK.
Ron now works with his wife Karen under the banner of ‘Working To Recovery’, a company doing training and consultancy work in mental health. With the continued focus of which is the further development of recovery based services.