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Radio by MindFreedom International: LIVE from Alternatives Conference 2012!

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LIVE from Alternatives Conference 2012 in Portland Oregon on Saturday, October 13 (2pm ET, 11am PT) Join the conversation: "What Should Be the Future of Mental Health Systems Change?"

Radio by MindFreedom International: LIVE from Alternatives Conference 2012!

LIVE from the Alternatives 2012 Conference in Portland, OR!

On Saturday, 13 October 2012, at 2 pm ET/11 am PT 

MindFreedom International presents: 

ALTERNATIVE MENTAL HEALTH RADIO

 

On the topic of:

LIVE from Alternatives Conference 2012: What should be the future of Mental Health Systems Change?

 

Join your host:

  • David W. OaksDAVID W OAKS (photo on right), psychiatric survivor and director of MindFreedom International, broadcasting live from Alternatives Conference 2012 in Portland, OR.

Tune in live at www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks, 2pm ET/11am PT.

Hundreds of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors from all over the USA (and beyond!) gather every year for the Alternatives Conference to discuss peer-delivered services and alternative self-help/recovery methods. MindFreedom has a strong presence at this year's conference — hosting a workshop on the cross-disability movement, filming I GOT BETTER videos, and sponsoring an electroshock protest/vigil. Join David and several other participating members LIVE on the air for updates on all of MindFreedom's activities in Portland, and for an important discussion on moving mental health systems change forward!

WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN THE CONVERSATION:

How can we amp up the volume on our mental health activism? How can we bring about systems change and redirect public attention towards non-drug and non-oppressive alternatives to mainstream psychiatric treatments? 

CALL IN at (646) 595-2125 with your comments, ideas, and questions.

You can also listen to the archive any time you like, at 

www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

Tips About How to Listen and Call-in Live (or hear the archive later)  

 

Mad Live Web Radio!At the start of the show, 2 pm ET or 11 am PT, you can listen by going to the Blog Talk Radio site hosting this monthly "Second Saturday" show, here: 

www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

Call-in Number: (646) 595-2125.

You can listen and call-in live and free by either computer or phone from anywhere in the world.

  • USA: 11 am Pacific, 12 noon Mountain, 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern
  • UTC/GMT: 6 pm [18:00]
  • Ireland: 7 pm [19:00]
  • Berlin: 8 pm [20:00]
  • Auckland, NZ: 6 am 

To find your local time click here.

 

Can't get to a computer that day? No problem! You can use the call-in number (646) 595-2125 just to listen, like a teleconference.

Online, you can also join a live chat with MFI Web Radio Show.

You can call in via phone, BlogTalkRadio web site or Skype.

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More about MindFreedom International:

MFI is one of the few totally-independent nonprofit organizations in the mental health advocacy field focusing on survivors of human rights violations in the mental health system. 

MFI has zero funding from the mental health system, governments, drug companies or religions.

All are welcome. While a majority of MFI's members identify as psychiatric survivors, members include family members, advocates and concerned mental health workers. 

That means YOUR membership and donation are CRUCIAL to MindFreedom International's campaigns for human rights alternatives.

Join or donate now:

http://www.mindfreedom.org/join-donate

Benefits include the MindFreedom Journal, special web and e-mail networking, discount on http://www.madmarket.org purchases, MindFreedom Shield, member services office... and a nonviolent revolution in mental health.

Mind Your Freedom!

Donate, join now or renew early here:

http://www.mindfreedom.org/join-donate

 

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