To thank you for supporting me in my release of Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs, this blog showcases your pictures. In this post, I showcase your work and/or projects with links to it.
You are also showcased if you wrote reviews of the book, with links to your work.
Your support of me in this endeavor means more to me than you know and I’d like to support you in return. If you’ve meant to take a photo or write a review and would like to be showcased (or not, it’s totally optional) please do so, so I can get you in this post.
If you have supported my writing and publishing of this book in other ways and would like to be acknowledged in this post with a link to your work, please let me know.
The editorial advisory board for the book included: Jon Keyes, Matthew Morrissey, Celia Brown, George Badillo, Nancy Rubenstein Delgiudice Gottstein, Delphine Brody, and Lyle Murphy.
About 5 years before I published Freedom From Psychiatric Drugs, many people supported the endeavor with donations of money or perks. The folks on this list have incredible resources, services, writings and creations worth checking out.
Those folks included:
Benjamin Ross: therapist, poet, writer at luminous earth
Susan Greenberg Ryza: Jewelry artist
LEARN TO MAKE JEWELRY WITH SUSAN.
Offering private classes, group classes, jewelry-making parties & events for children or adults. Susan teaches a wide range of jewelry techniques, including Beadstringing & attaching clasps, Wire-Wrapping, Bead Weaving, Advanced Wirework, Macrame, Knitting & Crocheting with wire, Chain Maille, Wire Weaving, Metal Stamping and much more!
Julie Huntington: manages The Hearing Voices Network Atlantic Canada
the late Kenneth E. Rich
Maria Ostheimer: Coordinator of Emotional CPR
Cultural and Linguistic Competency Coordinator National Empowerment Center
Marni Borek: Integrated Marketing & Brand Consultant
Paula Peng: founder at LA Mushroom Co-op
Epiphanie Bloom: Poet, Writer, Singer, Photographer
Sanford Lewis: Attorney Strategic counsel on corporate accountability: support for sustainability, investment, fiduciary, and corporate social responsibility initiatives for large and small cap investors.
Robby Roiter: musician, music teacher, arts administrator
Megan Hamilton: vocational Consultant at Sustaining Circles Employment, LLC
Patricia Godsey: Kindergarten Partnership & Innovation Coordinator MARION & POLK EARLY LEARNING HUB INC
Corrine “Mitzy Sky” Taylor: Advocacy Education and Outreach at Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. (AU); Writer, and Poet at www.IAmNotYourMentalPatient.com
Natan Cohen: Western Mass Recovery Learning Community Assistant Director
Billiam James: Artist, musical storyteller and activist
Lyle Murphy: Founder of the Alternative to Meds Center.
Malene Comes: customer service
Miranda Spencer: Parent Resources Editor at Mad In America
Ken Paul Rosenthal: Filmmaker • Educator
And big thank you to those who donated perks:
Jim Gottstein: President/CEO at PsychRights
Jennifer McEuen: artist
Jon Keyes: therapist and herbalist in private practice
Daniel Mackler: musician, filmmaker, and writer
David Shakun: Founder at WisdomNet
Florence Schneider: Counselor and Communication Coach at Your Heart Matters: Counseling & Communication Coaching
Al PhaLo: co-editor of the “Open Collaboration Encyclopedia”, and social architect of a number of gift economic systems, collaborative facilitation methods, social justice methodologies, and participatory conference formats, which have been seeded into our culture
Robert Whitaker: Robert Whitaker is a journalist and author of two books about the history of psychiatry, Mad in America and Anatomy of an Epidemic, and the co-author, with Lisa Cosgrove, of Psychiatry Under the Influence. He is the founder of madinamerica.com.
Fiona Seth: writer and artist