Dorothy Dundas survived insulin coma shock and went on to become a human rights activist. This Wednesday, 3 October 2007, at 4 pm ET click, listen and phone in to a free live web interview on MindFreedom Internet Radio with Dorothy Dundas. Phone in live with your questions & comments. Host is David Oaks.

Dorothy Dundas, long time mad activist and survivor of insulin coma therapy.

Listen in live this Wednesday,  3 October 2007,  at 4 pm ET. It’s easy! Just click on:

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You are invited to tune in LIVE on the web Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 4pm ET, to hear the latest news, and an interview with a special guest.

While institutionalized for three years as an adolescent in the 1960’s,MindFreedom member Dorothy Washburn Dundas was labeled a”schizophrenic” and forced to undergo 40 combined insulincoma-electroshock “treatments.”

Dorothy says, “I experienced andwitnessed many atrocities. I believe that luck, determination, and myown anger and one compassionate advocate were my best friends on theroad to my ultimate survival and freedom.

Through a number of op-edpieces, she has voiced her opposition to abusive psychiatric practices.

Her poster, “Behind Locked Doors,” which she created from her hospitalrecords, is used in training programs. You may download a copy of Dorothy’s poster.

Dorothy lives in the Boston areawhere she has raised her four wonderful children. She founded and isthe sole driver in her “safe, friendly and reliable” car service calledThe Crystal Lake Express.

The MindFreedom News host is David Oaks, who also sums up the latest “Mad News” and resources.

Phone numbers to call in live during the interview are announced during the show. You may phone in from anywhere in the world. In the USA you may phone toll free. If you can’t get through keep trying.

You may e-mail in with any questions, comments or technical problems at any time. Your comments may be read live during the show. E-mail to:

Please note the show may start one or two minutes after the hour.

New feature on MindFreedom web site: Download and hear past shows!

A new section of the MindFreedom web site now lets you download and hear more than a dozen past MindFreedom Radio  Shows! For this special MFI archive click here:


Upcoming MindFreedom Radio Shows:

  • Wed., 10 October 2007, 4 pm:  A pre-recorded repeat of a past show will be played.
  • Wed, 17 October 2007 , 4 pm: Al Galves

Al is a psychologist and activist for more choices in the mental healthsystem. He is also the author of a brand new book, “Lighten Up: DanceWith Your Dark Side.” This is Al’s second time on the MindFreedom Radio Show, in this re-scheduled appearance.

It’s your mind! It’s your freedom! Free your mind with theMindFreedom Mad Live Web News Hour hosted by David Oaks.

Just click on Wednesday at 4 pmeastern time!

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