The Truth Injection!

Hello, Universe! Here’s the premiere of a new web series I’ve started titled “The Truth Injection“.     I’m picturing about 12 episodes like this featuring famous people talking about the “alternative” side of the mental health system.  Hopefully, we won’t consider these stories “alternative” one day… we’ll just think of them as warnings of…

Finding common ground between our movements: psychiatric survivors and the broader disability community

This essay was included in the November 22, 2019 newsletter for MindFreedom International, a non-profit organization that fights for human rights in mental health. I was recently invited by my new friend Tom Olin to attend an event in Washington, DC titled ‘Humanity of Connection: A Celebration of Leadership and Empowerment within the Disability Community’. …

Announcing the 2019 Virtual Protest of the American Psychiatric Association

For more information or to get involved, visit ProtestAPA.com. TRANSCRIPT: My name is Jim Flannery and today, I invite psychiatric survivors, ex-patients, and peers around the world to participate in this year’s Virtual Protest of the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Meeting.  You can participate by creating a 3 minute video sharing your personal story of…