Mad Pride Events 2009

Info Look here for news about Mad Pride events in 2009. 10 October 2009: Walk of Pride Mad Pride event in Brisbane, Australia. 10 October 2009: Walk of Pride Mad Pride event in Brisbane, Australia. 25 July 2009: Mad Pride Picnic and Celebration Mad Pride event in Leeds, England 25 July 2009: Mad Pride Picnic…

New Album by Psychiatric Survivor Activist

Info Below is a press release concerning the release of Leah Harris’ new spoken word album, ‘Take Refuge.’ ‘Take Refuge’ – The New Album by Leah Harris “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Psychiatric Survivor Activist Releases Spoken Word Album Album’s themes include human rights, psychiatric oppression, and liberation ‘Take Refuge,’ Leah Harris’ debut spoken word album, is…

Lab Rat

A poem about the abuse of patients in mental hospitals.  Lab Rat*    Locked in a psych ward. A gainst . . . her will. Forced daily to take . . .  a little . . . white pill. ’Tween two rows of healthy . . . pearly-white . . . teeth. With perfectly good . . . gums . . . underneath.   Then entered the ward . . . a nasty . . . distraction.  Dental students. To practice . . . extraction.  Before treating patients . . .  on the outside.  Again my…

Trauma Healing is Theme of Next Opal Network Meeting: Support voice and empowerment of mental health clients

This is a quarterly meeting of a coalition here in Lane County, Oregon to support the voice and empowerment of Lane County mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. what Meeting when Sep 29, 2009 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM where Eugene Public Library, Eugene, Oregon contact name David W. Oaks contact phone 541-345-9106 attendees All are welcome. add event…

The International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery (INTAR) 2009 Annual Meeting

INTAR is holding an all-day gathering on the topic of “Rethinking Psychiatric Crisis: Alternatives Responses to ‘First Breaks.’” INTAR is a sponsor group in MindFreedom Internationals’ Support Coalition, and Celia Brown, MFI Board President, is on the planning committee. what Conference when Nov 23, 2009 from 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM where New York City contact name Nazlim…