Madness Radio Shows
Submitted by shana on Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:32
Submitted by admin on Sat, 10/09/2010 - 21:20
Recovery Learning Community is sponsoring a "Starting Hearing Voices Groups" training with Oryx Cohen, Gail Hornstein, Ron Coleman (UK Hearing Voices Network) and Paul Baker (UK Hearing Voices Network). This is a great opportunity to learn about how to create a hearing voices group in your area and become a hearing voices group facilitator.
Dates for the training are November 12th & 19th and December 3rd & 10th. Download the training application here. For more info, contact
Recovery Learning Community
187 High St., Suite 303
Holyoke, MA 01040
Fax: 413-536-5466 (attn: Oryx)
Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/13/2007 - 12:37
Date and time confirmed...
Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/18/2009 - 17:13
I'm Leah Harris, co-coordinator of the U.S. Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (USNUSP), a newly-formed network seeking to use the language, framework, and principles of international human rights to end violations against users and survivors of psychiatry and to promote voluntary and compassionate alternatives to the traditional mental health system.
Submitted by admin on Thu, 03/19/2009 - 13:17
Freedom Center helped start Hearing Voices groups in the Western Massachusetts area and beyond - to find out more information, contact the Recovery Learning Community, which is actively involved with organizing Hearing Voices groups in the area. Thanks!
Hearing Voices groups are popular and fairly widespread in Europe, specially England. Hearing Voices groups do not pathologize the experience of hearing voices or experiencing other altered states, instead they ask the voice hearer: What do the voices mean to you? Join us for the first Hearing Voices group east of Wisconsin and share and get support from others with similar experiences! *Co-sponsored by the Center for Human
Submitted by admin on Thu, 02/12/2009 - 10:34
Freedom Center organizer Caty Simon is attending the Community Activation Network's Community Power Kickoff to represent us and would like other Freedom Center members & people interested in the mad movement to join her. The event is on DATE CHANGE March 28th at Hampshire College. 12-6PM--you'll be
Submitted by caty on Fri, 01/23/2009 - 11:38
Freedom Center is organizing a spring Speak Out and we want your help! Join slam poet and mental health activist Leah Harris from DC, Caty Simon, Lee Hurter and others. We need speakers and volunteers for this upcoming event -- get in touch with caty(at)freedom-center(dot)org.
Submitted by admin on Sun, 09/21/2008 - 00:52
To celebrate our birthday, and the honor of being recognized by Forbes, Freedom Center will host a special event to screen the video at its "Lucky 7 Psychosocial" party on
September 20th at 6 pm
World War II Club
50 Conz St., Northampton, MA.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 08/29/2008 - 13:45
Leading Business Magazine Forbes Honors Local Advocates in International Fundraiser; Anniversary Celebration Planned
Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/07/2008 - 19:51
Thanks to everyone who has listened to, been a guest on, and helped make Madness Radio successful as we continue in our third year!
We have a new timeslot --
4-5pm Tuesdays on 103.3 FM www.valleyfreeradio.org
You can always listen online to the latest shows, to the archives, and subscribe via podcast at www.madnessradio.net or through the iTunes store.
Keep the madness rolling...
Submitted by admin on Tue, 03/25/2008 - 02:41
Submitted by oryx on Fri, 01/18/2008 - 19:40
Recovery Learning Community to Screen “A Balancing Act”
Weekly Movie Night to Feature Local Filmmaker, Marc Israel
Submitted by admin on Wed, 10/31/2007 - 13:12
Will is traveling around the country - Virginia Tech, Richmond, Chicago, Indianapolis, Winona, Minneapolis - with Sasch and Madigan of the Icarus Project talking about his psych abuse experiences, the origins of Freedom Center, the new coming off meds guide, and visions of who we are and what we can do beyond the disease and disorder model. Check out the Icarus staff blog for info, including audio and photos.
Submitted by heather on Mon, 10/22/2007 - 18:04
Submitted by heather on Fri, 08/24/2007 - 13:47
Acupuncture is cancelled this Monday due to space and clinician issues. Acupuncture will be held as usual the following week, 9/3/07 Sorry for the inconvenience. Please join us for yoga Monday evening at 7:15 in the back of the Somatic Center located at 32 Masonic Street.
Submitted by admin on Sun, 08/12/2007 - 16:58
Submitted by admin on Sun, 07/29/2007 - 18:07
For Immediate Release: Escape From Psychiatry: A Protest and Bed Push Against Abuse in the Mental
Submitted by admin on Tue, 07/10/2007 - 09:00
Survivor-Professional Mental Health Open Forum
Members of Windhorse Associates and Freedom Center are invited to an open forum discussion Tuesday July 10 6:00-8:0pm. Please call or email for location and details.
Please come if you are interested in having your voice heard, listening respectfully to others, and inquiring more deeply into your own beliefs and assumptions. The forum will be facilitated by a third party facilitator committed to group safety, and honesty and depth are the shared goals.
Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/26/2007 - 14:01
Please come advocate for mental health personal care attendants:
Submitted by admin on Sun, 06/24/2007 - 07:40
June 24 Facilitation Training
Submitted by heather on Sun, 06/03/2007 - 10:13
The 5th Annual Art Show of the Western Mass Training Consortium
FLUX: a group exhibit of the 2007 Career Initiatives Artisits: Virginia Harlow, Larry Ditman, Janice Sorensen
Apollo Grill at Eastworks - 116 Pleasant St. Easthampton, MA
Sunday June 3 1pm-4pm
Music, poetry and refreshments!
Performances by: Robin Lane, A Woman's Voice and Chaya Grossberg
More info available at www.wmtcinfo.org/art.shtml