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You don't have to be mad to call in . . . But it helps. From abuse, torture, murder, and slavery coordinated by organized psychiatry to current events and critiques of modern society, we will talk. Have a news tip? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a show? Call the Talk with Tenney Tip Line: (718) 273-8708 24-hours a day. It can be anonymous or you can leave a number for me to follow up with you. Reflections on the First Month of Talk with Tenney In a burst of energy in the middle of the night of May 16, 2014, I decided to establish a call-in radio talk show. Uncertain of what this really entailed, I embarked on this journey and have become more amazed with each step. One of the main findings of the (de)VOICED, research I conducted through the PhD Program in Environmental Psychology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, was that when people speak out against the biomedical model of psychiatry, they are silenced and retaliated against. I thought, in the middle of the night a month ago, that if there was a public place that people could call-in and discuss their experiences with and perspectives on psychiatry, that they would. I am amazed at the response and thank all of the people who have assisted in making this happen! The first month of the Talk with Tenney show, which airs 9-11 PM Eastern Time has been listened to over 3,000 times, has had dozens of callers, and two specials on electroshock. Guests, from the United States and Canada have included people who are: Psychiatric survivors; Users of psychiatry; Advocates; Activists; Life Coaches; Peer workers; Spiritualists; Veterans; Authors of books and articles on psychiatry and anti-psychiatry; Psychologists who work to expose psychiatry; and Those who have stumbled over the show, calling in to learn about these human rights violations that psychiatry commits, which they thought were long-ended. When I l

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May 31 9:00pm to 11pm Eastern time Join us on line or phone call in. 267-521-0167 Moe Armstrong,military, advocate and peer speclist with the VA Administration joins us to talk about effective peer programs for Veterns. We all know about the short coming in the press lets explore things that do work. Veterns, their supporters and others are encouraged to call in.
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Call in 267) 521-0167 http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/A Fight over Health Care is Occurin all over the United States but in Tennesse Heroes are fighting Back. Pamela Weston, Randall Rice and his wife retired therpist Meryl Rice... more

Tonight on Mad U - Getting Our Acts Together - Uniting Against Shock on May 16th, Creating Effective Collective Action. - To listen, call: (267) 521-0167 (press 1 or *1 to talk) This Saturday, May 16th 2015, survivors around the world will... more

Tonight on Mad U - 9-11 PM "Shocking Thought - "Yes They Still Do That" - To listen, call: (267) 521-0167 (press 1 or *1 to talk). On Saturday, May 16th 2015, survivors around the world will stand in unity to ban the use of... more

On May 6, 2015, from 9-11 PM Eastern, please join me for a riveting conversation with Robert Whitaker. Robert Whitaker is the author of four books, two of which tell of the history of psychiatry. His first, Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad... more

Tonight on Mad U @ 9-11 PM Eastern - Right To Be Human! Thursday, 4/30 with hosts Sarah Knutson and Lauren Tenney. To listen, call: (267) 521-0167 (press 1 or *1 to talk) or click,... more

From Craig Lewis: Our animal companions mean the world to us. For those of us who have struggled throughout our lives, who have been abandoned, mistreated, subjugated and disempowered, we know the damage that has impacted our... more

Join Talk with Tenney on April 22, 2015 from 9-11 PM Eastern for an exciting and informative conversation with Lauren Parks on surviving and ending domestic violence and sexual assault. Lauren Parks is a social work graduate student at... more

Tonight on Mad U – 9-11 PM EASTERN. An Evening with Pat Risser. Pat Risser has been a psych rights activist and advocate for nearly 3 decades. His journey from childhood trauma/ abuse to mental health system trauma/ abuse to... more

Join me on April 15, 2015 from 9-11 PM Eastern for an exciting conversation with Chaya Grossberg about making our own media - the art of the blog! Chaya Grossberg will talk about the importance of blogging for psychiatric survivors... more

This week on Mad U: Mad About U! This show is about you - What are your favorite classics in the mad movement? What are the 'must reads' for this show? What are the hot topics to address? What authors and movement leaders... more

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