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This vitally important show is a continuation of last night's SPECIAL REPORT on the life & untimely death of Coalinga State Hospital (CSH) resident Isidro "Cedro" Zavala Torres--simply Cedro Zavala to fellow CSH residents.
According to witnesses, Cedro Zavala--who was a wheelchair-dependant Mentally Disordered Offender--was violently attacked by approximately 10 CSH Staff/Department of Police Services (DPS) Officers on June 24. The incident began when Zavala refused to go to a medical appointment. Then, after he was forcibly removed him from his wheelchair & thrown to the ground, an aggressive officer allegedly stood on Zavala's neck w/ his heavy steel-toed boot.
Witnesses theorize Zavala's larynx was crushed by this blow. As he gasped for air, officers launched him back into his chair, threw a towel over his face & rushed him away. Isidro Zavala Torres, 30, died a short time later.
Sadly, this is one very serious incident in a long history of violence/intimidation against patients. CSH News has heard too many horror stories--the nightmare must end. No more statements from CSH Director Audry King saying this/that is a "serious issue," then doing nothing about it. CSH must pay for their crimes against the elderly & infirmed. It's time California's "Money Pit" stopped wasting billions in taxpayer money locking up men who've finished their prison terms. It's time everyone involved stood before CA taxpayers--and a jury of their peers--to be held accountable for what they've done.
Listeners, tune in as we discuss horrifying patient abuse/elder abuse that's been swept under the rug - until now..
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Tonight's special guest is Richard Sipe from La Jolla, California, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor who earlier spent 18 years as a Benedictine monk and priest. Now married, Richard is devoted full time to research into the sexual and celibate practices of Roman Catholic bishops and priests. That path has lead him to the study of the sexual teaching of the church and its effects on behavior - especially sexual abuse of minors by clergy - and the tangle of sexual problems that some people claim are blocking every religious agenda and destroying beyond repair the credibility of the Catholic Church in sexual matters. The Academy Award winning Best Picture for 2016, "Spotlight," featured his words as part of their investigation into clergy abuse. Richard was trained specifically to deal with the mental health problems of Roman Catholic Priests. In the process of training and therapy, he conducted a 25-year ethnographic study of the celibate / sexual behavior of that population. His study, first published in 1990, is now considered a classic. Richard has published six books that explore these themes, including A Secret World and Celibacy in Crisis.' Widely interviewed by media he's known internationally and has participated in 12 documentaries on celibacy and priest sexual abuse aired by HBO, BBC, and other networks in the United States, United Kingdom, and France. Richard has no professional sympathy for the cardinals and bishops and other ranking church officials who cover up their crimes. "Some of them are so terrible," he says. "I mean the plain lying that I've seen, bishop after bishop saying, 'No, this was never true. I don't know anything. I can't remember anything.' And sometimes the bishop just smiles. One bishop said, 'I only lie when I have to.'"
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Tonight's special guest is Nikki DuBose from Los Angeles, a child abuse survivor who was later abused as a young professional model. Among other things, Nikki advocates on her web site for better regulation of the modeling industry (she tells me about 40% of models have an eating disorder and that there's a lot of sexual abuse/harassment). Nikki also works closely with Matt Sandusky at the "Peaceful Hearts Foundation," where she serves on the Executive Board and is their Volunteer Director. Nikki says, "I wholeheartedly believe that full recovery is possible, but it starts with speaking out and reducing the shame and stigma that is so often attached to mental health issues." In her upcoming memoir, "Washed Away: From Darkness to Light," due out later this year, Nikki details how being sexually abused as a child led to a seventeen-year battle with serious mental health issues such as eating disorders, depression, self-harm, body dysmorphic disorder, substance abuse and sexual addictions. During her career as a professional model, she encountered a great deal of success, yet that prosperity came with a high price - one that often mirrored the sexual abuse from her childhood. Coming to a place of full healing has not been easy for Nikki, but she says, "Being an advocate is what allows me to wake up every day and feel truly alive. All of that pain that I lived with for so many years is now channeled into making a difference in society. Whatever issues you’re passionate about, use your voice and the resources you have; love yourself first and from there you can help to change the world."
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News Of The Week Show ~~ Please click on both these links to see our "News of the Week" for April - Week 4 from: LACP.org and NAASCA.org ~~ Join our founder and host, Bill Murray, co-hosts MJ Goyings, Carol D. Levine and other LACP & NAASCA family members, as they invite you to help them discuss the public safety and child abuse related news and crime stories of the week from each of our two national sister efforts, LA Community Policing and the National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse. Every day we carry new articles based on current events on both our web sites. Look for them daily in the lower gray portion of our home pages. To make things easy, we collect them all together for this, our two hour long Sunday show .. where community call-in participation is always welcome!
Host Sue Dockerill and Guest LaQuavian Eliacin invite women to unite and share life's ups and downs in a way that touches, moves and inspires resiliency for a mindful life. The past is a so what today in a now what? Listeners call in and let go of the things that keep you stuck. From living in the now anything is possible.
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Dr. Bernie Siegel, (M.D.) world renowned physician advocating optimistic healthcare awareness ("LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") addresses touchy topics of facing death (our own death and our loved-ones' death), mortality consciousness (faced by those bereaving and those seriously ill,) and attitudes of self-care, healing and optimism, sadness and worry which co-exist with the attitudes of an optimistic healing patient. Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of a plethora of essential books-to-read for physicians and all their patients, sheds light on mourning, missing loved ones passed-on, celebration of life and death, facing serious illnesses with optimism and honesty, facing serious illness with preparations for death and preparations to recover. How do all these experience coalesce? Dr. Bernie Siegel joins Clinical Psychologist Dr. Carol Francis discussing the final human adventure we all face which we label as death.
Dr. Carol Francis is a Clinical Psychologist, Marriage, Family & Child Therapist, Certified Medical Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master for 4 decades. Dr. Carol Francis weaves empirical research in various fields of psychology, neurology, and biology with many spiritual and western life-enhancing tools. Dr. Carol Francis has authored 11 books on various topics aimed to equip all with powerful-life-tools for living fully.
Julie Hatch is a highly sought after family advocate and mentor, speaker and writer. She is a contributing author for the book, "Warrioress Rising" - a book about women who have healed from sexual abuse, due to be released this summer. She is the creator of an online YouTube show called Ollin TV, which will be launching August 3rd this summer.
Julie is an expert connector and considers connecting with others one of her greatest joys and pleasures. Her passion of assisting others on a path of healing as a certified emotional health coach and alternative health fascilitator, is what ultimately gave birth to her business, Ollin Connections (www.OllinConnections.com).
Born and raised in Southern California, Julie and her family eventually planted roots in Northern Utah. She is a mother of 2 young adults and one 8-yr-old daughter. She has a background in Education and Energy Psychology. She also homeschools her daughter. She and her husband have been married for 9 years and have formed a blended family. Julie understands the unique dynamics that are present in each family and loves to support parents in families in their divine roles as stewards of their children through her 2 support groups on Facebook:
www.Facebook.com/groups/WholeheartedParentingKids (For parents of kids)
www.Facebook.com/groups/WholeHeartedParenting (For parents of teens)
You can stay connected with Julie in the "Divine Parenting with Julie Hatch" fan page: www.Facebook.com/groups/DivineParentingFanPage
In today's episode, Julie will be sharing ways parents can support children thorugh the grieving process.
Hacking Health Windsor-Detroit breaks down barriers to healthcare innovation by bringing together IT and healthcare professionals across the US-Canada border to collaborate, dream up & design apps for patient-centric care. Building on the success of the first ever cross-border Hacking Health held at TechTown Detroit last year, Hacking Health Windsor-Detroit will be crossing the border into Windsor and we want you to join us!
Please join Melissa Birnie and Dr. Philip Olla, Professor, CEO, Researcher, Consultant, Entrepreneur on April 29th@ 1:00 P.M. when they discuss Hacking Health, being held in Windsor on May 13-15th since last year's was in Detroit.
If you are a Designers, Developers, Healthcare Practitioners, Coach & Mentors. This show and event is for you to Offer your ideas and concepts to help catalyze innovation in Healthcare. Contribute to impactful healthcare challenges and improve the experience connect to create holistic solutions with patients, not just for patients but transform everyday Healthcare challenges into real solutions.
Join Diva Candace Gish, founder of "Interviewing The Divas", each week as she speaks with other entrepreneurial women. Women who have chosen to be a Woman of Business, all while managing households, families and community.
Dana Pharant - Master Healer, Life Strategist, Former Dominatrix, Published Author, Past CEO of a near 7-figure business and self-professed food and wine snob, Dana helps people get out of their own way and live – no excuses, no apologies - their most powerful, connected and fun-filled lives.
Dana loves to bring the energy of the Dominatrix to empower women to be able to grow their business and lead with ease and grace. Coming from a background of abuse and growing up in a cult she has a depth of experience and wisdom to draw on for her clients.
Dana is passionate about Kiva.org which is an organization that has created a platform for the average person to lend out micro loans to people without access to traditional funding.
Dana uses this organization to empower budding entrepreneurial women in 2nd and 3rd world countries. These women and their businesses have the ability to change the lives of their families and communities. And as the money is repaid and gets loaned out again and again.
The listeners will hear a true story of a girl who was abused in church, that led to a bout of depression. This depression, waxed worse, and as a result she lost her life.
A spokeperson from the family will relate excerpts from the book, as we discuss the solutions to a widespread problem. We will look at the effects of mental illness and the part it plays in abuse.
In the second segment of the porgram we will look at the natural cures to various diseases
Author Danielle Richardson domestic abuse survivor tells how she survived her domestic situation also how she managed to live to tell others her message against domestic violence, she will also talk one on one with host Author LarryToombs and co-host Author Kenny Taylor aka Divine Love. Danielle is Author of God Heard My Cries, The Deliverance, available on amazon.com
My TBI is on 'hold' for the busy busy week's of April - so I could enjoy it! Post Gala-days, scootin' with BICS and talking on the Indiana Capital steps on a bright, sunny 4/20 day. Branden drove the 'bus' to Indy for both presentations this eve, and it simply rocked. My thoughts to Sara.
Lots of interviews, lots of talks and discussions and speeches for the Indiana challenge towards making AT LEAST Medical Marijuana legal - and soon. Maybe. I sit in as the Patient Rep, and even spoke to the crowd of around 75-100 comfortable, but smokeless, advocates. We had fun, for certain and passed along a good message. We passed other items as well - more than a dozen in celebration.
Donald Trump interupted our interview with Govnor Mike Pence, who is easily interupted by life in general. They had coffee, the hallway doors to his office was open on this nice day, so 'somebody' heard us. Unless they all had tea together. Many had many items together afterwords, even the finest law officers in the United States had laughs together. It was all in good nature with a purpose. Mercadi took the WALK, I hobbled to a bench and 'prepared' my speech. It was TBI special, I must admit. Only one 'chase away' from the story, and I was given 3 minutes after the Congressman Carter. They all dressed accordingly, I dressed in comfort of shorts and Astros Ball Jersey #7, Craig BIGGIO!
Regardless, Vote. But remember, The Buckeye found Indiana 'not worthy' of his campaign, and Cruz stood in the middle of the gym used for HOOSIERS and called the hoop/goal a "basketball ring".. The Donald brought in Bobby Knight -tough one to top in this State. Bernie has the pot vote, if those folks remember to vote. No MJ ballots at this time - but JUST WAIT...
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