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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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6pm pacific 7Mtn,8pm Central 9pmEST Aubrey Ellen Shomo is a writer, filmmaker, activist, hacker, psychiatric survivor, entrepreneur, network engineer, and dreamer.Amy Smith is a recent old country gal, gearing up to organize MindFreedom Colorado from the beautiful windswept high grass plains of Northeast Colorado. Amy left psychiatry in 2007 and has amazing mad skills and dreams returning to her mind every day. She formally was a dog & pony show in Colorado, and now serves on the PAIMI Council, Disability Law Colorado Board, and long-term advocacy group CART. and Amy SMith And Aubrey know first hand the abuses of the Mental health System. Shomo is a champion for human rights in Colorao.
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Sunday 900pm Eastern 8 pm Central 7Pm Mountain and 6Pm Central call in number 267-521-0167 or listen only on blog radio or podcast Joseph Rogers joins us again for a second Round of Late Night. Call in with your advocacy... more

(267) 521-0167 David Healy: You Promote This? Life After Electroshock: Disability, Discrimination, Brain Damage, and Negative Economic Ramifications David Healy please clarify your stance on electroshock. Hear people who are... more

267) 521-0167 You asked for it. More opportunities to call in. So tonights show is totally a call in Starting at 9PM Central. Lots of things are happening. Murphy Bill still on burner. Looks like National Mental Health Clearing House is losing its... more

Debbie F. Plotnick, MSS, MLSP is the Vice President for Mental Health and Systems Advocacy at Mental Health America (MHA). Previously, she was the Director of Advocacy and Policy for the Mental Health Association of... more

Show Date. July 5 Time 9pm Eastern 8 Central 7pm Mountain 6pm pacific. Late Night with Hero. Guest Leah Harris talks about the Upcoming March in Washington and Updates on Murphy Bill. Interesting call in by Lauren Tenney... more

This week has been a very interesting week with the Supreme Court Upholding taxcredit on Affordable Health Care. Funerals of slaughtered Worshippers in Charleston. Cliff Wright, mental health and community activist having lived and... more

Talk with Tenney: Pre-Launch Party Line Burtow's Psychiatry and the Business of Madness Please join me on June 27, 2015 from 8-10 PM EST for a Pe-Launch Party Line with Dr. Bonnie Burstow, Irit Shimrat, Cheryl Prax, and other leading... more

Misinformation about electroshock is being delivered to the public. David Healy, psychiatrist and a writer on Mad in America, also co-authored a book supporting electroshock. Shock survivors want to hear Healy's defense. They say the... more

Intersection Between Law Enforcement and Mentall illness Call in 267 621 0167 Joining us june 7 are two of our very strong Human rights fighter Brenda Crawford and Wallce Kirby Wallace Kirby is a Community Organizer with the University... more

HR2646 introduced by Congressmen Tim Murphy and Eddie Bernice Johnson must be stopped. This is a continuation of reading the bill in its entirety without commentary (to the best of my ability). I will start on page 90. You can hear the... more