Submitted by lee on Sat, 01/23/2010 - 22:19
Submitted by admin on Tue, 09/22/2009 - 06:07
A free lecture by David Oaks at Holyoke Community College.
Submitted by lee on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 17:25
The Freedom Center along with Arise for Social Justice and Outnow of Springfield is co-sponsoring a SPA NIGHT!!
Come get massage, acupuncture, or reiki for the revolution!
Relax, rejuvinate and support revolutionaries!!
Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/24/2009 - 14:36
'Mad Pride' Activists Say They're Unique, Not Sick
For Some, Psychiatric Conditions Are 'Mad Gifts' to Be Cherished, Not Medicated
By IA ROBINSON and ASTRID RODRIGUES
Aug. 24, 2009—
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 Tue, 05/05/2009 - 08:25
Listen to Gail Hornstein's radio interviews -- one on the local National Public Radio affiliate, WFCR and the other with Deborah Harper of psychjourney.com.
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, 03/05/2009 - 13:47
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 chaya on Thu, 02/05/2009 - 14:54
Sorry folks, but Chaya will be away for a couple of weeks. She looks forward to seeing you when she returns!
Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/04/2009 - 14:21
Hi everybody, our monday acupuncture clinic will be postponed on February 9th 2009, as Barbara our acupuncturist has another engagement. Sorry for the inconvenience, we'll be back on our regular schedule monday Feb 16th as usual. Instead, take some time out of your day and meditate, you'll be glad you did!
Submitted by lee on Mon, 01/26/2009 - 00:13
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 Wed, 12/17/2008 - 09:58
Judi Chamberlin is one of the shining lights of the psychiatric survivor movement, working her whole life as a pioneer and leader who has never backed down or compromised. We just got this email from organizer Sylvia Caras of People Who, about Judi's health and her request that people be in touch with her.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 12/12/2008 - 13:44
Submitted by admin on Sun, 10/05/2008 - 13:59
FC Organizer Mollie Hurter writes about the Northeast Herbal Convergence:
Submitted by admin on Mon, 09/22/2008 - 11:45
The Hampshire Daily Gazette did a story Friday on Freedom Center's anniversary and the Forbes Story:
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, 07/28/2008 - 13:50
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 admin on Thu, 02/07/2008 - 17:34
Tues February 5th
Broadside Bookshop 247 Main St Northampton MA
Discussion with Will Hall, author of the new
*Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs*