Tommy Doesn’t Play Much Anymore

A poem about the psychiatric drugging of children.   Tommy Doesn’t Play Much* Tommy doesn’t play much . . . any more. He doesn’t care . . . to . . . explore. He has no thoughts . . . of his own. He spends most of his time . . . alone. Tommy listens to his teacher. He’s a good little boy. He’s his parents’ . . . pride . . . and joy. Though when the firebell sounds, it don’t appear . . . Tom . . . can hear. Tommy don’t ask: “Where?” Or “When?” Since his shrink . . . gave him Ritalin.† He’s never a pain. He’s a good little boy. His parents’ drugged . . . pride . . . and joy. Tommy’s easy to…

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…

Petaluma Progressive Festival

Info MindFreedom’s bay area affiliate will host a table at the upcoming Petaluma Progressive Festival. What Conference When Sep 26, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM Where Petaluma, California Contact Name info@progressivefestival.org Add event to calendar vCal iCal   From the Petaluma Progressive Festival Website :   “The Progressive Festival will mark its 12th…

An Evening with David Oaks

Info A free lecture by David Oaks at Holyoke Community College. What Conference When Oct 05, 2009 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Where Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, Massachusetts Add event to calendar vCal iCal Monday, October 5, 20096:30 – 8:30 pm Peoples Bank Room (301)Kittredge CenterHolyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA The Western Mass. Recovery…

David Oaks Lecture on the Mad Pride Movement

Info A free lecture by David Oaks at Harvard University. What Conference When Oct 04, 2009 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Where Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Add event to calendar vCal iCal Three Decades of MAD PRIDE: Community Organizing By Mental Health Consumers and Psychiatric Survivors Sunday, October 4 @ 3:00pmLowell House Junior Common Room(10…

EleMental – First USA Meeting

Info The first meeting in the United States of EleMental, an international organization introducing and developing the elements of Recovery and Thriving. What Meeting When Jul 27, 2009 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM Where Aurora, Colorado, USA Add event to calendar vCal iCal Where: Community Connections Empowerment Center10004 East ColfaxAurora, Colorado 80010 When: July…