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Events related directly or indirectly to MindFreedom Lane County in Oregon, USA, and campaigns for human rights in the mental health system.

News Item LILA Hosts “Road to Freedom” in Eugene, Oregon 8 May 2007
Latest information about how “Road to Freedom” will appear in Eugene, Oregon as part of their national bus tour to promote human rights for all people labeled with disabilities. The Road to Freedom Organizers, ADA Watch, is a sponsor group in MindFreedom, and support inclusion of people with psychiatric labels in the cross-disability movement.
Event Road to Freedom Arrives in Eugene, Oregon (LTD Bus Station, Eugene, Oregon, from May 08, 2007 10:00 AM to May 08, 2007 03:00 PM)
National bus tour for cross-disability rights — including psychiatric survivors — will be in Eugene, Oregon all day!
File Update info on Road to Freedom in Eugene
You may download an MS Word page with the latest update from LILA about the Road to Freedom visit to Eugene, Oregon on Tuesday, 8 May 2007. Updated as of 3 May 2007.
File MS Word flyer for Road to Freedom Visit to Eugene 8 May 2007
The Road to Freedom tour is coming to Eugene this Tuesday, 8 May 2007. Here’s an MS Word flyer you may download and distribute.
Folder Past MF Lane County events
Event Globalization of the Mental Health Industry: The View from India’s Psychiatric Survivors (Eugene Public Library, from Apr 02, 2008 05:30 PM to Apr 02, 2008 06:00 PM)
Free event: Dr. Bhargavi Davar, director of the Center for Advocacy in Mental Health (a MindFreedom International sponsor group), will give a lecture on the globalization of the mental health industry. The lecture will be followed by community discussion moderated by David W. Oaks, Director, MindFreedom International. All are welcome.
Event Premiere: “Little Brother Big Pharma” documentary hits lifetime of psychiatric drugging. (Bijou Theater, Eugene, Oregon, USA, from May 25, 2008 01:00 PM to May 25, 2008 03:00 PM)
Danny has been on powerful psychiatric drugs for 40 years. Since he was 12. But now Danny’s brother (a filmmaker) and Danny’s sister (a social worker) have teamed up to tell Danny’s story in the context of the power of the psychiatric drug industry. MindFreedom is helping to host the premiere.
File Here’s poster you may download of Life & Universe benefit 17 May 2008 [revised]
Life and Universe is a new nonprofit that supports MindFreedom International in their local area, Lane County. Life and Universe is doing a benefit concert after the Normathon. Here’s a JPG poster you may download, print out, and distribute! [revised]
File Poster about premiere of film “Little Brother BIG Pharma” in Eugene.
You may download and distribute this 8.5 x 11 inch poster about the Eugene premiere on 25 May 2008 of the documentary film “Little Brother BIG Pharma.”
Event Lane County, Oregon Psychiatric Rights Memorial Remembers Esmin Green (6th & Willamette, Eugene, Oregon, USA, from Jul 25, 2008 01:00 PM to Jul 25, 2008 03:00 PM)
One of many memorials in three nations, Lane County plans to hold a Psychiatric Rights Memorial this Friday.
Event Tom Wilson Speaks at Free MindFreedom 1st Wednesday RoundTable – Eugene, Oregon, USA (Eugene, Oregon, USA, from Jan 07, 2009 05:30 PM to Jan 07, 2009 07:30 PM)
Every first Wednesday by the main office for MindFreedom International hear the latest news and views by and for free minds. This Wednesday: Mental health advocate Tom Wilson on changing the mental health system in 2009.
File PDF poster: Howard Falk, humorist, performs 1 April 2009
You may download a one-page PDF flyer for the MindFreedom Lane County First Wednesday meeting, 1 April 2009, featuring Howard Falk, stand-up comedian, performing, “A Humorist’s Revenge on the Mental Health System.”
Folder Town Hall Meeting with Sen. Bill Morrisette and Mayor Kitty Piercy
Topic: Support the voice of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors in Lane County!
Event Laura Van Tosh speaks at MindFreedom 1st Wednesday Roundtable (Eugene, Oregon, from Jul 01, 2009 05:30 PM to Jul 01, 2009 07:00 PM)
In Eugene, Oregon, the national mental health consumer/survivor leader Laura Van Tosh will speak, at MindFreedom’s First Wednesday Roundtable.
File Download one page PDF: MindFreedom Lane County Summer 2009 Calendar
Here you can download a one-page PDF of MindFreedom Lane County Summer 2009 events, including free films, skits at Oregon Country Fair, MindFreedom Roundtable, and more.
File Download one-page PDF flyer: Laura Van Tosh Speaks 1 July 2009
You may download a one-page PDF flyer about Laura Van Tosh, a national mental health consumer/survivor leader, speaking at the MindFreedom Lane County Round Table on 1 July 2009.
File Flyer: “The Doctor Who Hears Voices” – PDF
Download a flyer in PDF format about the 25 August 2009 showing of the film “The Doctor Who Hears Voices”.
Event MindFreedom 1st Wednesday Round Table (MindFreedom office, 454 Willamette, Suite 216., from Aug 05, 2009 05:30 PM to Aug 05, 2009 07:00 PM)
Topic: MAD STUDENTS by Steven Berk.
Event Dec. 2009 MindFreedom 1st Wednesday Round Table (MindFreedom office, 454 Willamette, Suite 216., from Dec 02, 2009 05:30 PM to Dec 02, 2009 07:00 PM)
Speaker Ben Luskin will talk about his story: Using Martial Arts to Win Mental and Emotional Well Begin.
File Download PDF of flyer for Dec. 2009 MindFreedom Roundtable
Ben Luskin will speak about his story, using eastern martial arts for mental and emotional well being, at the MindFreedom Roundtable in Dec. 2009. You may download the one-page PDF of the flyer here.
Event Jan. 2010 MindFreedom 1st Wednesday Round Table (MindFreedom office, 454 Willamette, Suite 216., from Jan 06, 2010 05:30 PM to Jan 06, 2010 07:00 PM)
Speaker Ron Unger will talk about, “Changing Mental Health Care in Lane County, Oregon.”
File Download a for Ron Unger Talk at Jan. 2010 MindFreedom First Wednesday Roundtable
You can download a PDF of a one-page flyer about Ron Unger’s free presentation at the MindFreedom Lane County First Wednesday Roundtable, 6 January 2010.
Event The City Club of Eugene Features a Panel by MindFreedom Lane County (Eugene, Oregon, USA, from Jan 15, 2010 11:50 AM to Jan 15, 2010 01:00 PM)
The City Club of Eugene will feature David Oaks, TC Dumas, and Ron Unger representing MindFreedom Lane County
Event June 2010 MindFreedom 1st Wednesday Round Table, Eugene, Oregon (MindFreedom office, 454 Willamette, Suite 216., from Jun 02, 2010 05:30 PM to Jun 02, 2010 07:00 PM)
Speaker Howard Falk will speak about, “‘Normal’ Is Not Okay! Enduring My Diagnosis of Autism.” Howard is a volunteer with MindFreedom International.
File Flyer for Howard Falk Presentation at MindFreedom Lane County Roundtable First Wednesday of June
Here you may download a PDF flyer with color photo of speaker Howard Falk (2 megs). This flyer is for the MindFreedom First Wednesday Roundtable on 2 June 2010.
Folder Info about Robert Whitaker’s Appearance in Eugene, Oregon on 20 August 2010
Journalist Robert Whitaker, author of the new book, Anatomy of an Epidemic, will speak for free in Eugene, Oregon on Friday, 20 August 2010. Here you may find out more info, and download a flyer.
Event Author Robert Whitaker back in Eugene, questioning mental health industry (University of Oregon Law School, Eugene, Oregon, from Feb 13, 2011 04:00 PM to Feb 13, 2011 07:00 PM)
Robert Whitaker, author of the book Anatomy of an Epidemic, which is shaking up the mental health industry, is returning to Eugene to a forum by MindFreedom International, co-sponsored by University of Oregon law School.
File Author Robert Whitaker in Eugene, Oregon
Journalist, author and critic of the mental health industry Robert Whitaker will be speaking in Eugene, Oregon on 13 February 2011. You may download a PDF of the poster here.
Event Ghana Photos Topic for First Wednesday of May: MindFreedom Lane County Round Table (from May 04, 2011 05:10 PM to May 04, 2011 07:00 PM)
Join the MindFreedom Lane County affiliate in Eugene, Oregon for its monthly “first Wednesday.” This month’s theme: A presentation by David Oaks with PowerPoint of his trip to visit MindFreedom Ghana.
File MF Lane County Summer 2011 Events to Change Mental Health
Here are some Summer 2011 events in Lane County, Oregon, USA to change mental health system. This is a one-page attached PDF file.
Folder Info about showing of Film Healing Homes
The film Healing Homes will be shown in Eugene, Oregon, USA in 16 August 2011, here’s information about this Swedish alternative for people diagnosed psychotic.
Event ‘Boycott Normal’ at Chamber of Commerce (1401 Willamette St., Eugene, Oregon, USA, from Oct 10, 2011 04:00 PM to Oct 10, 2011 05:30 PM)
The MindFreedom Mad Pride Theater Troupe invites you to be part of a Youtubed peaceful street theater in front of a Chamber of Commerce office. What is called “normal” is wrecking Earth’s environment, and the Chamber is one of the main entities blocking action on the Climate Crisis. Have fun asking, “Is it possible to be crazier than ‘normal’?”
Event “Boycott Normal” street theater prep: MF 1st Wednesday (MFI Office, 454 Willamette, Eugene, OR, from Oct 05, 2011 05:30 PM to Oct 05, 2011 07:30 PM)
Help prepare for a peaceful street theater with MindFreedom International, with the support of Katina Adoniadis. We’re launching Boycott Normal!
Folder Info about Free Showing of “Knowing You, Knowing You” Film
MindFreedom Lane County is having a free showing of the film about a person who hears voices, “Knowing You, Knowing You,” on Dec 13, 2011, at 7 pm at the Eugene Public Library. Here you can find a flyer and calendar item.
Folder Info on showing of film “Open Dialogue”
Here you can find a calendar item and PDF flyer for showing of film OpenD Dialogue in Eugene, Oregon on Tues., 27 March 2012.
Folder Laura Van Tosh to Speak at Lane County Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Advisory Council
The Tues., March 27, 2012, meeting of the Lane County Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Advisory Council will feature a presentation by Laura Van Tosh, a long-time mental health consumer advocate, nationally. This event will be from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Lane County Behavioral Health Services, 2411 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd, Rm. 198, Eugene, OR. Here’s the flyer and calendar item.
Folder July 2012 MindFreedom Lane County Related Events
News Item Celia Brown & Jacki McKinney Speak at MindFreedom Lane County Event
You can watch video from a speaking engagement at MindFreedom Lane County by two African American psychiatric survivor leaders.

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