Guests are all activists who personally experienced the mental health system: Celia Brown, Lauren Tenney, Pat Risser, Ed Knight. Host is psychiatric survivor David Oaks, director of MindFreedom International.

Celia Brown is guest on next MADPRIDE RADIO HOUR!

The below MAD PRIDE RADIO HOUR on 13 November 2010 was a successful broadcast.

You may use the following link to listen to this and other archives:

At 2 pm ET click here:



Below is the announcement about this event with more information:

Your calls are welcome on the next MAD PRIDE LIVE RADIO HOUR, free on the web, this Saturday, 13 November 2010


At 2 pm ET click here:

Call-in Number: (646) 595-2125.


Guests are all long-time activists for major change in the mental health system.

All personally experienced being on the receiving end of mental health care:

  • CELIA BROWN of NY: On the latest global news to change the mental health system. Celia is also president of MindFreedom International.

  • LAUREN TENNEY: On upcoming state-wide activism in New York.

  • PAT RISSER of Ohio: Just appointed to a key mental health federal advisory committee. Pat questions federal discrimination against programs run by mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors.

  • ED KNIGHT: Calls for an investigation of the huge federal mental health agency, SAMHSA, after their heavy-handed interference with Alternatives 2010 conference.

  • DAVID OAKS: Host, director of MindFreedom International.


You can listen and call-in live and free by either computer or phone.

WHEN:  Saturday, 13 November 2010 – 60 minutes.

  • USA: 11 am Pacific, 12 noon Mountain, 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern
  • UTC/GMT: 6 pm [18:00]
  • London/Dublin: 7 pm [19:00]
  • Berlin: 8 pm [20:00]
  • Melbourne: 6 am


AT THAT TIME CLICK HERE to listen and call in LIVE (or click after the show to hear archives):

Your live calls, questions, comments, are welcome!


You can also call in via your BlogTalkRadio web site or Skype.

For tips on calling via Skype for free, click here:

Can’t get to a computer that day? No problem!

Back by popular demand: You can again use the call-in number just to listen, like a teleconference:

(646) 595-2125.



David W. Oaks

About the Host:


MindFreedom director DAVID W. OAKS (lower right).


  • Support MindFreedom International!


MindFreedom International is one of the few totally-independent nonprofit organizations in the mental health advocacy field, with zero funding from the mental health system, governments, drug companies or religions.

That means YOUR membership and donation are CRUCIAL to MindFreedom International’s campaigns for human rights alternatives.

Join or donate now:

Times are tough, so that makes it even more important that each and every person give what he or she can.

Benefits include the MindFreedom Journal, special web and e-mail networking, discount on purchases, MindFreedom Shield, member services office… and a nonviolent revolution in mental health.

Mind Your Freedom!

Donate, join now or renew early here:


Document Actions