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Kelly Patricia O’Meara is an award-winning investigative reporter for the Washington Times, Insight Magazine, penning dozens of articles exposing the fraud of psychiatric diagnosis and the dangers of the psychiatric drugs – including her ground-breaking 1999 cover story, “Guns & Doses,” exposing the link between psychiatric drugs and acts of senseless violence. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed book, Psyched Out: How Psychiatry Sells Mental Illness and Pushes Pills that Kill. Prior to working as an investigative journalist, O’Meara spent sixteen years on Capitol Hill as a congressional staffer to four Members of Congress. She holds a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Maryland.
This report is a courtesey to Citizens Commission on Human Rights. It is sponsored by COMF5 http://www.comf5.com/videoconsultant and Walter Davis' legal shield service. http://www.walterdavis.legalshield.com
Dr. Brenner, a faculty member of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine since 2002 was our guest. Dr. Brenner's clinical and research pursuits focus upon motility disorders of the mid- and hindgut. He treats disorders along this spectrum ranging from dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome to constipation and fecal incontinence.
Dr. Brenner will shared with the Pelvic Messenger audience a portion of his presentation and research on the Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Disorders, which was presented at the IPPS Annual Conference in Chicago last October 2014.
Dr. Brenner recommended the International Fondation of Function Bowel Disorders website as a reference for patients looking for more information about their particular diagnosis.
April 1, 2015 from 9-10 PM Eastern or a lively conversation with Sarah Knutson.
For years, activists have been calling attention to psychiatric mystification as an abuse of power. We've opposed the proliferation of DSM confabulated 'mental disorders' as a instruments of industry profit and social control. Yet, for the most part, as a society, we remain confused. What really is going on when someone becomes distressing to themselves or others? Why does this happen? And what could a human rights-informed society attempt to do about it? Beyond this, how do we make change happen? What are we up against? Why is change so hard? And how do we begin to take down the walls that divide us into 'us' and 'them'? As an mad activist, xlawyer, xtherapist, Sarah Knutson has devoted much of her life to making sense of these issues. In this episode, Sarah will draw from both lived experience and social science research to offer an integrated wholistic human perspective that gets us beyond the conventional divide between 'mental health' and 'mental illness.' Sarah will also discuss the challenges inherent in any effort to change conventional human consciousness from the 'tried & true' to the 'radically new.' Bonus: a conversation about holding your ground with police for activism season!
Sarah Knutson is a RadMad Didactivist with lived experience as a therapist, lawyer and human rights advocate. Sarah is passionate about creating "positively mad" culture and accessible approaches to mental distress based on shared humanity. She works as a consultant for Intentional Peer Support. Sarah struggles daily to vote with her life for a world she wants to live in. Volunteer activities include organizing around the IPS Learning Community, Peerly-Human Family, Human Rights Recovery and the Wellness-Recovery Human Rights Campaign (more info on facebook.
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A Message of Hope…Our theme is hope to survive. My guests are Wendy Jones, Pastor Tasha Traylor, Carmen Martinez, and Lora Rosemon. Wendy Jones is the founder of The Secret Place Book Club and International Ministries. Pastor Tasha Traylor is the author of the 30 day Journey. Carmen Martinez and Lora Rosemon are the authors of Another Day with Her: Lost in Diagnosis, Understanding Bipolar Disorder. We will experience some pain in life but remember we are also survivors and we still have hope. Tune-in for inspiration from these dynamic ladies. Dial in, 347-237-4648 or www.christinalockettamessageofhope.info
Welcome to the Healthy Baby Boomers Network Blog Talk Radio Show. I am your host, Dr. Erica Goodstone, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Spiritual Relationship Healer and Somatic Body Psychotherapist, Helping Men and Women Heal Their Bodies and Their Relationships Through Love, author of the book: Love Me, Touch Me, Heal Me and the romantic novel, Love in the Blizzard of Life, and creator of Healing Through Love Seminars, Love Me, Touch Me, Heal Me Complete Relationship System and the upcoming 30 Day Love Challenge which begins this Spring.
Today I am speaking with Cindy Parsons, DNP, ARNP-BC, FAANP.
Dr. Parsons is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Tampa. In her role as educator she teaches graduate and undergraduate nursing students; focusing on psychiatric mental health, family-centered care, community and population health and the contemporary role of the nurse practitioner. In her clinical practice she works as an APN (advanced practice nurse) treating adults, adolescents and families with psychiatric or mental health disorders. She has contributed to a number of psychiatric nursing texts and journals. She has lectured extensively on the care and treatment of mental illness across the lifespan. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Parsons has practiced with children, adolescents and adults and she understanding how to foster a truly therapeutic relationship in her brief 15 minute visits with her patients.
Wade Hayes, country singer and advanced colorectal cancer advocate, returns to Ask MomRN Show to discuss his brand new album and song that he is launching for Colon Cancer Awareness Month—“Go Live Your Life.”
Wade was inspired to write this deeply personal song after his oncologist told him he no longer had evidence of the disease after two bouts with colorectal cancer, a disease that impacts more than 136,000 Americans each year with about one in five having an advanced form.The song summarizes Wade’s attitude and he hopes it can inspire people going through difficult times to stay strong. The campaign will also give back to the patients who need it most: for every iTunes download of “Go Live Your Life,” a donation of a $1 (up to $50,000) will be made by Genentech to the Colon Cancer Alliance Blue Note Fund, a non-profit that supports advanced colorectal cancer patients. Dr. Manish Shah, an oncologist specializing in advanced colorectal cancer also joins Wade to talk about advanced colorectal cancer signs, symptoms and diagnosis.
Southern cooking expert Rebecca Lang shares Easter holiday traditions and tips!
Patrice Washington, personal finance expert, shares tax tips & how we can save some money this year.
Dr. Sue Samson, an endocrinologist & medical director of the Pituitary Center at Baylor College of Medicine & St. Luke’s Medical Center, specializing in pituitary disorders, joins us to discuss acromegaly & new treatment options. We'll also speak with experts on Vitamin B12 deficiency & a hormone disorder, hypoparathyrodism.
Bravo’s Top Chef Winner, Chef Stephanie Izard, is helping to create the first-ever Pinterest cookbook & tells us how you can get involved!
Toy expert Elizabeth Werner will share the hottest spring toys for boys & girls.
Tune in for these interviews & more!
In 2012 a study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that reports the percentage of patients abusing alcohol increased from 7.6% to 9.6% two years after gastric bypass surgery - potentially creating 2,000 alcoholics every year in the US.
There is more than one theory on why this occurs. Some say it is addiction transfer: a patient switches an addiction to food to an addiction to alcohol. More recent evidence suggests an anatomical explanation - metabolic and hormonal changes triggered by gastric bypass surgery that leave patients especially vulnerable to alcoholism. Maybe it is both - or neither? The truth is nobody is 100% sure of why alcoholism rates increase post surgery.
If you are struggling with alcoholism post-surgery, however, the reason why may not be as relevant as what to do about it. There are unique challenges that face people whose alcoholism may be attributed to gastric bypass surgery, and on this episode of the Bubble Hour we will discuss this startling trend. We will share more information about why experts feel this increased vulnerability to alcoholism occurs, and speak with special guest Jessica about her own experience with gastric bypass surgery, alcoholism and recovery.
We are also excited to welcome Diane Grimaldi, DNP, PMHCS, BC as a guest on the show and an expert on this issue.
Diane started her psychotherapy practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1984 after receiving her Masters Degree in Adult Mental Health Nursing from Boston College and becoming a board certified Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing.
In 2014 she received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. For more information about Diane and her practice please visit www.grimaldicounseling.com.
On this episode of The Missy Show, we will be exploring the topic of animals and mental illness. Most of us are familiar with the mental disorders that can affect humans, such as anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsion, or post traumatic stress disorder; but can animals also be affected by these afflictions? Join hosts J and D as they seek to answer this question and address potential solutions. Saturday, March 21st at 10 pm entral. Don't miss it!
Are you stressing out over your diagnosis of high Cholesterol? Okay. The news isn’t good. You are having all kinds of thoughts: “It runs in my family. It’s hereditary. I’ve tried everything. I don’t want to have to take medicine. What can I do?”
You are not alone. Others have played those same tapes over and over in their own mind. You can’t keep thinking, wondering and hoping, now is the time to do something about it.
Your health is in your hands. Begin the steps to taking charge is what this show is all about. Join Frank and Blondie Clayton, along with guest Nutritionist Vera Stevens for tips on how to get over your self-defeating feelings and thoughts to re-create a NEW YOU!
Despite being tested by a terrifying diagnosis, Helo Matzelle clung to faith
Helo Matzelle thought her relationship with God was as good as it could get. As a busy stay-at-home mom and devoted wife, she would have described her life as beautiful. Then, one Friday afternoon in 2011, her life changed. In her new book, Halo Found Hope: A Memoir shares how her life went from planning ahead for the weekend to relearning basic skills after being diagnosed with a rare brain tumor.
Matzelle says when she looks back, she should have paid more attention to the physical symptoms: the strange voices in her head, like she was remembering movie lines. The metallic taste in her mouth. The ringing in her ears. But those symptoms were easily chalked up to the stress of life or the effects of spending too much time in a building with freshly painted walls. However, what started as a routine MRI for her ear revealed Matzelle’s symptoms signaled a more serious problem. “After hearing the terrifying news that I had a golf ball-sized tumor on my brain,
Matzelle details how her recovery from surgery was only supposed to entail six days in the hospital, but things took a turn for the worse in the operating room. Matzelle’s brain tumor was one in two million: Because of the way it was structured, the removal caused intense brain swelling, and several hours later, she became unresponsive. A portion of all author proceeds from Helo Found Hope will go to the National Brain Tumor Society,
MedStar Union Memorial is located in Baltimore City, Maryland.
Their cancer care unit is stepping forward to assist Anna's Journey in raising awareness for various issues that impact patients as they travel through cancer - from diagnosis to treatment to wellness and Survivorship!
Join Anna's Journey as we discuss some resources and issues cancer patients need to think about as they travel the road of cancer. Listen to the show live or in replay. Feel free to share the link from the show with those you feel need to know.
BOB DARBY, ADVOCATE FOR THE HOMELESS MENTALLY ILL - Thursdays, 3pmEST ~ Darby has been an advocate for the homeless mentally ill for more than twenty years. He has a B.A. in psychology from Emory University. Please call to speak on air at (347) 857-3293 for all broadcasts. Darby studied in psychology and theology in graduate school. He is a former employee of Georgia Regional Hospital, Boston State Hospital, and New Hampshire's Hanover-Darthmouth Hospital. In 1994, he co-founded Atlanta Food Not Bombs. Darby explains that people with serious mental illness are deliberately rendered homeless in the United States of America and deprived of psychiatric and medical health care services. This is unacceptable. Voters should petition elected officials to improve treatment and subsistence opportunities for mentally ill people and those with substance abuse issues. Use this link to contact your officials
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Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never has, and it never will." Frederick Douglass
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