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Don't Forget the Community Organizing! Winning Good Jobs for All Mental Health Consumers and Psychiatric Survivors By David W. Oaks For Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence. 26 July 2011 Portland, Oregon. Psychiatric survivor activist 35 years Executive Director - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>26 July 2011 Portland, OregonDon't Forget the Community Organizing! Winning Good Jobs for All Mental Health Consumers and Psychiatric SurvivorsBy David W. Oaks</p><p>For Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence</p></li><li><p>David W. OaksPsychiatric survivor activist 35 years Executive Director MindFreedom International 25 yearswww.MindFreedom.org</p><p>Board member:Oregon Consumer/Survivor CoalitionUnited States International Council on Disability</p></li><li><p>MindFreedom GhanaLearning from poor and developing countrie about employments: Role of Non Governmental Organizations and Community Organizing.</p></li><li><p>MindFreedom Ghana: Working with NGO's</p></li><li><p>Cross-Disability Organizing: MindFreedom Ghana Mad Pride</p></li><li><p>THANK YOU for supporting MindFreedom!</p></li><li><p>Turkish Consumer/Survivors</p></li><li><p>Concern about globalization of western psychiatric industry</p><p>Organizing in Pune, India. </p><p>Activist , survivor and counselor Bhargavi Davar, PhD </p></li><li><p>Mother power!Role of allies such as family members in supporting major change in mental health system. </p></li><li><p>Al Galves, PhD, of New MexicoRole of concerned psychologists:New director of International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP).Board member MFI.</p></li><li><p>Bonnie Burstow, PhD in TorontoRole of professors:</p><p>What is history of 'mad' academia and 'mad' activism collaborating?</p></li><li><p>Geoffrey Reaume, PhDRole of historians:This is an activist and one of the founders of Psychiatric Survivor Archives of Toronto</p></li><li><p>PsychOut v. ECT in Toronto</p></li><li><p>Piers Gooding (Melbourne Australia)</p><p>Role of graduate students.This intern started MindFreedom Academic Alliance</p></li><li><p>Sally Zinman: Long-time activist.In a nutshell: What is psychiatric survivor/mental health user movement, and how can anyone connect?</p></li><li><p>Community Organizing: Recycle!</p><p>Decide.</p><p>Win.</p><p>Act.</p><p>Grow</p></li><li><p>The 'gears' of people power.Keep it Simple: Mutual Support Meets Community Organizing</p></li><li><p>Learn from other movements:</p><p> Nothing About Us Without Us!South African Disability Movement Slogan</p></li><li><p>Olmstead Supreme Court victoryWinning national court decisions</p><p>USA exampleSue Jamieson (attorney)Elaine Wilson (middle)Lois Curtis (right)</p></li><li><p>Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition!</p></li><li><p>OCSCState-wide VOICE for Oregon consumer/survivors</p><p>More "peer delivered specialists" in Oregon. </p><p>Infrastructure for major state-wide change. </p></li><li><p> United Nations binding treatyKnow your rights to social and economic justice:</p><p>The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2006</p></li><li><p>Drug ad: Maintainability?</p></li><li><p>Or creative maladjustment?</p></li><li><p>Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. </p></li><li><p>MLK on IAACM It may well be that our world is in dire need of a new organization:"The International Association for the Advancement of Creative Maladjustment."</p></li><li><p>Satyagraha = Truth ForceScience is finding that no one absolutely grips reality. </p><p>Science is finding the universe is more mysterious than they ever thought.</p></li><li><p>Are You Proud to be "Maladjusted"?What is generally called "normal behavior" Is related to:</p><p>Global climate catastropheEconomic inequality</p></li><li><p>We Shall Overcome in Oslo, Norway</p></li><li><p>Judi Chamberlin</p></li><li><p>Last shock: 15 April 2009Forced ECT in USA: Ray Sandford of MinnesotaMore than 40 outpatient forced electroshocks, escorted from home.MFI helped. Now free.</p></li><li><p>Free: 24 May 2011Forced ECT in USA: Elizabeth Ellis of MinnesotaHad 13 forced electroshocks, Including 1 outpatient.For saying "no," back inside for more.</p></li><li><p>Global EmergencySurvivor of Electroshock In AccraPsychiatric Institution In Ghana</p></li><li><p>Accra Psychiatric in Ghana</p></li><li><p>Loren Mosher and Soteria House</p></li><li><p>Robert Whitakerauthor of Anatomy of an Epidemic</p></li><li><p>Rae Unzicker &amp; Justin Dart</p></li><li><p>http://www.mindfreedom.orgMindFreedom International celebrates its 25th year for human rights and humane alternatives in the mental health system. </p><p>Independent. United. Activism.</p></li><li><p>Unite to WinMindFreedom Vision:</p><p>Unite for a global nonviolent revolution in the mental health system</p></li><li><p>Unite to WinA Few MindFreedom Campaigns:Shield: Alerts and Our Own MediaGlobal: UN, Handbook and TrainingChoice: Alternatives for Mental Health Mad Pride: Celebrate Our DiversityCoalition: Affiliates and SponsorsElectroshock &amp; Human Rights Initiative</p></li><li><p>Patch Adams &amp; GesundheidtWarning: </p><p>Red Rubber Nose!</p></li><li><p>Irish Mad Pride</p></li><li><p>Irish Mad Pride</p></li><li><p>MLK and You are in IAACMWhat is your leadership role, globally and locally, in:"The International Association for the Advancement of Creative Maladjustment."</p></li><li><p>David W. Oakspsychiatric survivor and executive director of MindFreedom International</p><p>www.MindFreedom.org</p><p>oaks@mindfreedom.orgPh: 541-345-9106Toll free: 1-877-Mad-Prid</p></li></ul>

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