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Clarification: On July 20, 2014 show I stated that I thought Congressman Tim Murphy stated "I have seen too many of my patients die" on the Diane Rehm show. It was actually on All Things Considered, a segment with Laura Sullivan, which aired May 29 - 30, 2014 . . . How many of your patients died, Congressman Tim Murphy? here's an edited version of the video . . . will discuss on tonight's OPEN LINES ANYTHING GOES show 9-11 pm eastern (267)521-0167 to call in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgdXfCW4DWA
Are you subjected to involuntary outpatient commitment? Did you get out of it? Are you afraid of being petitioned? This show is also open lines, so you can call in to talk in about whatever is on your mind. (267)521-0167
On June 26, 2014 from 8 - 10 PM Eastern, tune in to the Talk with Tenney show for a lively conversation shining light on psychiatry and efforts to resist against it, in Canada and across the world. Dr. Bonnie Burstow's work over the years on exposing the abuse and torture people -- particularly women --have endured at the hands of psychiatry is expansive, and dates back decades. Her work on exposing electroshock as a crime against humanity needs attention. You can call in (267) 521 - 0167 to discuss the fight against psychiatry, the battle in academia, being silenced and obstructed, and strategic activism. Different efforts Dr. Burstow has been involved in including Psychiatry Disrupted, Psychiatry Interrogated, and Psychiatry and the Business of Madness will be at hand.
Dr. Bonnie Burstow is a faculty member at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at University of Toronto and a very long time antipsychiatry activist (approximately 35 years) . She is also a feminist therapist, a prison abolitionist, a left wing anarchist, and a prolific author. Examples of organizations and events which she has chaired over the years include: the Ontario Coalition Against Electroshock, Resistance Against Psychiatry, Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault, and the first PsychOut Conference. Examples of her publications are Radical Feminist Therapy: Working in the Context of Violence, Shrink Resistant (co-edited with Don Weitz); A Rose By Any Other Name: Naming and the Battle Against Psychiatry (in Mad Matters) and the much anticipated, soon to be released anthology of which she is first editor, Psychiatry Disrupted. (McGill/Queen's University Press).
What do you want to talk about? You don't have to be mad to call in . . . But, it helps! (267)521-0167
Blackballed? Shunned? Not credible? Deemed mad, insane, or worse? Stories from what it was like in the early days of this civil rights movement? The 60s, 70s, 80s? Alternatives you are involved with? Good books you have read? Legislation you are working for or against? Involuntary Outpatient Commitment? What do you want to talk about? The Human Rights Movement? Torture, Abuse, Psychiatric Genocide? Pharmaceutical Industries? Veterans? Children? Elders? Electroshock? Drugs? Freedoms? Spirituality? Love? Relationships? The show is as good as you help make it!
If HR3717 passes as a society we will be in grave danger. Express your thoughts and ideas about the Murphy Bill and its alternatives.
HEADS UP NY: KENDRA'S LAW AMENDMENTS ARE BACK http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/S2225D-2013 Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.
Versions S2225-2013 S2225A-2013 S2225B-2013 S2225C-2013 S2225D-2013
Co-sponsor(s): ADDABBO, AVELLA, BALL, BONACIC, BOYLE, DEFRANCISCO, FARLEY, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HASSELL-THOMPSON, LANZA, LARKIN, LIBOUS, LITTLE, MARCELLINO, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH, SEWARD, STAVISKY, VALESKY, ZELDIN
Committee: MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Law Section: Mental Hygiene Law
Law: Amd §§7.17, 9.47, 9.48, 9.60 & 29.15, Ment Hyg L; amd §404, Cor L; amd §18, Chap 408 of 1999
Call in to discuss 9 -11 pm SATURDAY
State-Sponsored Organized Psychiatric Industries are with state-sanction power violating our human, constitutional and civil rights. The (p)harmaceutical industry is profiting in the billions, annually. The tax-payers are paying enormously. People's lives are being stolen from them, as they are held in slavery, abused, tortured, and murdered.
If you have a story you would like to share - speak out here!
You don't have to be mad to call in . . . But, it helps.
If you have an issue you would like to discuss - call in (267)521-0167.
You don't have to be mad to call in . . . But it helps.
Involuntary Outpatient Commitment is a threat to anyone who has a psychiatric history --or who in the future may be psychiatrically assigned. The 'slippery slope' of removing the civil liberties for some -based on the fraud of psychiatry- surely will limit the civil liberties of all. Speak out against psychiatric oppression. Celebrate the human spirit. Call in - what do you want to talk about? First time callers welcome!
Debra Schwartzkopff, a shock survivor who successfully settled a psychiatric malpractice suit out of court will discuss her efforts which can be found on the ECT Justice! website at www.ectjustice.com.
There is also a wealth of information and resources about electroshock. From www.ECTJustice.com:
"Our goal is to gather information from other ECT survivors with the purpose of improving standards in the consent process if this form of treatment is to continue. It is also to provide resources and information around the use of ECT."
This conversation will focus on potential legal actions people who have survived electroshock may take and we will continue to discuss concerns about informed consent for electroshock.
Electroshock is torture. Electroshock is a crime against humanity.
Call in to discuss informed consent, electroshock, and potential legal actions that you can take! 9-11 PM Eastern (267)521-0167
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