Guests: Will Hall, recently featured in Newsweek. Psychiatric survivor Lauren Tenney on “We The People” memorial vigil for Esmin Green. Psychologist Toby Tyler Watson, new director of International Center for Study of Psychiatry and Psychology. Host: MindFreedom’s director and psychiatric survivor David W. Oaks, also a psychiatric survivor. .Listen and call live to MindFreedom Mad Pride Live Free Web Radio, Saturday, 13 June 2009.

Will Hall was recently featured in Newsweek about Mad Pride.


MindFreedom Mad Pride Live Free Web Radio

WHEN: Saturday, 13 June 2009

START TIME for the 90 minute show:

  • 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]
  • Auckland: 6 am.

CLICK HERE AT THAT TIME to listen and call in LIVE, or click later to hear archive:

CALL-IN number: (646) 595-2125. No computer to listen in that day? No problem. You may use the call-in number just to listen!


Guests include Mad Pride activists and allies…

  • WILLHALL [pictured above] recently featured in Newsweek about mad pride. Will is awidely-respected community organizer in the “Mad Movement.” He isco-coordinator of The Icarus Project, co-founder of Freedom Center,host of Madness Radio, and a consultant for Mental Disability RightsInternational. His website is

  • Lauren Tenney, psychiatric survivor activist from New York StateLAUREN TENNEY [right] from New York State will discuss theupcoming “We The People” vigil to remember Esmin Green, whose horrendous death in a psychiatricemergency waiting room was captured on video and shown nationally. Lauren was first involuntarilyinstitutionalized at 15, and has been a psychiatric survivor activistsince 1992. Says Lauren, “Mygoal is to help stop forced psychiatric procedures, detainment, andconfinement, human rights violations, psychiatric abuse and torture.”  More info:  and 
  • Toby Tyler Watson, PhD is International Executive Director of ICSPPTOBY TYLER WATSON, Psy.D.[right] of Wisconsin is the brand new International ExecutiveDirector of the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry andPsychology (ICSPP), a network of mental health professionals, advocatesand others reforming mental health care. Dr. Watson is also apracticing psychologist, and a leader in providing non-drug mentalhealth alternatives. More info:

And you! Your calls, questions, comments, are welcome.

David W. OaksHostis MindFreedom director DAVID W. OAKS [lower right] psychiatric survivor, who willreport on recent Minnesota and San Francisco protests.

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