past events

Gail Hornstein At Holyoke Library May 20th

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/12/2009 - 12:44

Gail Hornstein talks about her new book
Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness

next Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 6.30pm at the
Holyoke Public Library Community Room, Holyoke, MA

Free and Open to the Public, all welcome

Parking  behind library on Chestnut Street
Use entrance from Parking Lot & elevator to 2nd floor
For information: 413-532-2081

Listen to radio interviews with Gail here.

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FC Presents at Herb Convergence

Submitted by admin on Sun, 10/05/2008 - 13:59

FC Organizer Mollie Hurter writes about the Northeast Herbal Convergence:


2007 Bed Push Slideshow

Submitted by admin on Sun, 08/12/2007 - 16:58

Created with Admarket's flickrSLiDR.
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Bed-Push A Great Success!

Submitted by lee on Sun, 07/29/2007 - 23:36

Listen to the coverage on NPR affiliate WAMC!

Read coverage in the Gazette

Check out the slideshow!


The bed-push was an amazing feat -- unbelievable -- we lost a wheel about half way there... and then another... and then another.. until we were down to ONE WHEEL! So people CARRIED the bed, in the grueling heat, all the way to downtown. INCREDIBLE!!!

Freedom Center presents at the U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta

Submitted by lee on Mon, 07/02/2007 - 22:47

This past weekend, two Freedom Center organizers did a presentation called "Who's Calling Who Crazy? Psychiatry and the Oppressed" in a packed standing room-only hotel room in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the U.S Social Forum. The U.S Social forum was a large gathering of approximately 20,000 grassroots activists from around the country (and some internationals) who were gathering to educate, motivate, and envision a more just world.

Dialogs with Ed Knight April 19th

Submitted by admin on Thu, 04/19/2007 - 11:21

You are invited to the following presentations by the award-winning
and nationally recognized Dr. Ed Knight, Ph. D., Vice President of
Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Mutual Supports at ValueOptions in

Dialogue on Empowerment (Providers and Consumer/Survivors)

1-2:30 at MBHP, 489 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Holyoke,

People living with mental health diagnoses and providers of mental
health services will engage in a semi-structured dialogue on issues of
empowerment and disempowerment.

Building a Social Movement (Consumer/Survivors and Allies only)

3:30 - 5:00 at Quaker Space, 2nd Floor, 43 Center St., Northampton, MA

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Dan Fisher At Unitarian Church THURS APRIL 5th 5-7pm

Submitted by admin on Fri, 03/30/2007 - 18:15

 Windhorse is sponsoring Dr. Dan Fisher, a world-reknowned speaker on recovery, at the Unitarian Church 5-7pm on April 5. Join us there!

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