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Lauren Tenney

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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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Tina Minkowitz speaks about the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment CRPD = Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Survivors, researchers, service providers,... more

Call (267) 521-0167 or skype in to hear Tina Minkowitz speak about the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment CRPD = Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities *... more

January 31, 2016 WE will be discusing current legislation effecting the independence of persons with Disablities. Tonight we will have Bruce Darling as our guest to discus the SChumer Bill which will more clearly gurantee... more

Erick Fabris was one of the ?West End Psychiatric Survivors? who started Psychiatric Survivor Pride Day in Toronto in the 1990s. His work with Pride and the No Force Coalition led him to look into Community Treatment Orders for... more

Trigger warnings: details of suicide relating to electroshock Electroshock is often touted as the magic bullet for treating severe treatment resistant depression and suicidality. Psychiatrists swear by its safety and efficacy. The patient side of this... more

Call in (267) 521-0167 On December 30, 2015, from 9-11 PM Eastern, there will be a Special Episode of Talk with Tenney: Tell the FDA NO to Reclassifying the Shock Device. Please join in to hear from people who have... more

At 8:45 AM on December 29, 2015, the FDA will be publishing: "Neurological Devices: Electroconvulsive Therapy Devices Intended for Use in Treating Severe Major Depressive Episode in Patients 18 Years of Age and Older Who Are... more

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267 621 0167 Sunday 9pm Eastern 6Pm pacific 7 pm Central 8pm Mountain Frank Blankenship from Mind Freedom Florida and George Ebert other invited Guest join us to talk about Involuntary hospitlization and Assisted Out patient... more

This show will air live Sunday November 15 2015 9pm Eastern 8pm central 6pm Pacific Dara Baldwin before joining NDRN in June 2014, Dara was an ADA Compliance Specialist in the DC Government and also served as a policy... more