Madness Radio 5/7

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Airs at: Mon, 08/06/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Every 1st Monday 11:30am to 12:00pm.

Voices and Visions from Outside Mental Health

What does it mean to be called "crazy" in a crazy world? Madness Radio: Voices And Visions from Outside Mental Health brings you personal experiences of 'madness' from beyond conventional perspectives and mainstream treatments, and also features authors, advocates, professionals, and artists.

Hosted by Will Hall, who is diagnosed with schizophrenia, Madness Radio was launched in 2005 on Valley Free Radio in Massachusetts and is syndicated nationally on the Pacifica Network. Madness Radio is heard monthly on KBOO the first monday of the month from 11:30am to 12. Will is a leader in the peer recovery movement, a therapist in Portland, has a Diploma from Process Work Institute, and is the director of the support and education community Portland Hearing Voices.

Check out the website archives at www.madnessradio.net to listen online and download more than 100 Madness Radio episodes produced to date. Full hour-long versions of shows heard on KBOO are available. 

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Dr. Terry Kupers

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The US incarcerates more people than any country in the world – and 70% are people of color. Do we need better mental health care inside prisons — or do prisons themselves cause trauma and madness? Psychiatrist and civil lawsuit expert witness Dr.Terry Kupers, author of... Read more

Queer Poetry Inbetweenland: Jacks McNamara

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Is trauma also a source of creative inspiration? Can sexual passion be a force for healing? And do we have to live in either/or boxes — or is there somewhere else? Artist and activist Jacks McNamara, co-founder of the Icarus Project, discusses their anthology Inbetweenl... Read more

Therapy for Psychosis - Daniel Mackler

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Can therapy reach people in extreme states of “psychosis” — without using medications? Do we need to give a diagnosis to help someone? Why are counselors afraid to listen to their “mad” clients? New York psychotherapist and filmmaker Daniel Mackler discusses how be defie... Read more

The Legacy of Colonialism and Its Effect on Mental Health in India

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  How does the legacy of colonialism affect mental health in India? Are women’s rights, spiritual freedom, and ant-colonialism intertwined? Do women who choose a path of spiritual renunciation have the same freedom as men? Where are human rights more respected: in traditio... Read more

Meaning From Voices: Eleanor Longden

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Hearing voices is strongly connected with traumatic experiences, but are voices a brain malfunction or a creative strategy for protection? UK psychologist Eleanor Longden survived a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia and went on to be a leading researcher around voice hear... Read more

Chemical Crucifixion Grainne Humphry

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Could a young man's overwhelming visions of Christ and apocalypse be a creative response to life trauma, rather than signs of paranoid schizophrenia? Does madness unfold differently depending on whether it is supported - or feared? Irish activist and punk musician Grain... Read more

Madness Radio on 05/02/16

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Madness Radio on 04/04/16

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Madness Radio on 04/04/16

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Madness Radio on 04/04/16

Airs at: Mon, 04/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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