National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy

Erick Fabris

Erick Fabris is a lecturer at Toronto’s Ryerson University and author of Tranquil Prisons, an ethnography on the sanism of forced and coercive ‘treatment’ in psychiatry. Erick was a psychiatric patient in 1993, and joined other detainees to start the first Psychiatric Survivor Pride Day in Toronto that year. 

Erick teaches "A History of Madness" at Ryerson University's School of Disability Studies and is completing his doctorate on experiences labeled psychotic at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.