Archive for the ‘Podcasts’ Category

 

In Ep 009 Make America Sane Again: Advocating change for the mental health system, we speak with Emily Cutler. Emily is an assistant Editor for the Website Mad in America and the founder of Southern California against forced treatment. Emily discusses her work for Mad in America, mental health reform, and shares her inspirational personal story.

 

You can Listen on iTunes, sound cloud, Speaker, and here on our site. Links are below:

 

 

Spreaker:

 

ITunes:

Itunes Ep 009 Making America Sane Again Advocating change in the mental health system

 

Sound cloud:

 

WordPress:

Ep 009 Making America Sane Again W Emily Cutler

 

Brooke Feldman lost her mother at an early age, spent her teenage years in the juvenile justice system, psychiatric hospitals, and treatment centers. She became addicted to opioids, had eating disorders, and was suicidal. She now writes for the Huffington Post and is getting her Masters Degree and an Ivy league school. Brooke has a blog and her writing can be seen at https://brookemfeldman.com/, her Huffington Post writing can be seen at https://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/brooke-m-feldman

Listen on ITunes, Soundcloud,or our Website, Links are below.

Listen on Sound cloud:

 

Listen On ITunes:

Itunes Ep 008 Different Kind of Freedom Fighter: Advocacy for the Inner Child
Listen on WordPress:

Ep 008 Different Kind of Freedom Fighter Advocacy for the inner child with Brooke Feldman

Ep 007: We don’t need no medication, with Daniel Carter, the founder of End Psychiatry. Daniel had no history of psychiatric hospitalization, no history of violence and was held on an involuntary commitment for 6 months and given antipsychotics. He shares his experience and why he wants to stop forced psychiatric treatment. Dan also writes music and has a go fund me page to help support his music. His music is at the beginning and the end of this podcast. You can help Dan out at https://www.gofundme.com/help-produce-antipsychiatry-music

You can listen to this episode on ITunes, Sound Cloud, Speaker, Stiticher, and here on WordPress. Links are below:

Sound Cloud:

Spreaker:

Stitcher: 

Stitcher ep007

ITunes:

Itunes Ep 007 We Dont need no medications with Daniel Carter

WordPress:

Ep 007 We Dont need no Medication with Daniel Carter

Ep 006 Taking the Facemask Off: The Journey of a college football player through addiction and psychosis.
Adam Abramowitz was a College Football player on a scholarship taking prescribed opioids and amphetamines, this led to a daily heroin habit and a state of psychosis. Was it psychosis? or something else and more profound?

Listen on ITunes, Sound cloud, Spreaker, Stitcher, or here on our site. Links are below..

Listen on Sound cloud:

Listen on Spreaker:

Listen on ITunes:

Listen on WordPress:

Ep 006 Taking the Facemask off Adam Abramowitz

 

shadow

In Episode 5: Beyond Meds, We talk with Monica Cassani a person who has been a social worker in the mental health system as well as a patient. She talks about her time as a patient, her own healing , transformative healing, and epigenetic trauma. As well as what she sees as the holes in the psychiatric system and how we can make it better for those seeking help now. Monica has an award winning website with over 6 million views. https://beyondmeds.com/

 

Listen, Rate, and Review on ITunes:

Itunes Taking the Mask Off Podcast Ep 005 Beyond Meds

 

Listen Here  on WordPress:

podcast episode 5 beyond meds monica cassani

 

 

Listen On Soundcloud:

 

 

 

Art by Pamela Spiro Wagner

In Episode 004: Unmasking Schizophrenia, We talk to Pamela Spiro Wagner, someone who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia for 36 years. She discusses her voices, other symptoms, and how she feels they started. She talks about her treatment by society and staff at mental health hospitals, and medications. She also speaks about how she has been able to get her life to place where she is comfortable and content. You can find her art, poetry, music, and books on her blog. You can follow Pams Blog as I do at https://pamelaspirowagner.com/  

Links to her Book At Bottom of Page. Her Blog is Amazing I follow it, there is nothing else like it.

Listen to Pamela’s amazing story here on WordPress, ITunes, or Sound cloud

Here is link for the podcast from WordPress:

pamel spiro wagner unmasking schizophrenia

 

Here is link for you to Listen, Rate, and Review on ITunes:

 Itunes Taking the Mask off Ep004 Unmasking Schizophrenia

 

Sound Cloud Link:

 

To See Some of Pamela’s Books, Click Link Below:

Pamela Spiro Wagner Books

 

In Episode 3: Silence is Consent, we talk to Jon Kosiak a lifetime abuse survivor. He was abused from age 3 on. He has spent his life being beaten, abused, and neglected by family, friends, those who were supposed to care for him, and society looked the other way. Everyone knew, no one stepped in. In return, he has a message of love.

 

You can listen on ITunes, Soundlcoud, Stitcher, or Here on our site. Rate and review on ITunes.

 

EP 003: Silence is Consent

podcast episode 3 jon kosiak

 

ITunes link:

Silence is Consent Ep 003 TTMO Podcast Itunes

 

Stitcher:

TTMO Podcast EP 003 Silence is Consent Stitcher

 

Soundcloud:

 

 

 

 

Taking the Mask Off Podcast Episode 2:

I interviewed a Paramedic that says she should not have to give Narcan to addicts who have overdosed on Heroin. She believes addiction is a choice and Addicts are “Asking to Die.” Stigma at its Finest. This is a healthcare provider saying this. You can listen on ITunes, Soundcloud, Spreaker, or Stitcher. Links are below

 

Listen on Soundcloud:

Listen on Spreaker:

Listen on Stitcher:

Stitcher Taking the Mask Off Podcast Ep002: Interview with Paramedic who refuses Narcan 

Listen on ITunes:

Itunes Taking the Mask Off Podcast Ep002 Interview with a Paramedic refuses narcan

Or Listen on WordPress

Podcast Episode 2 Narcan Interview

Welcome to the Next Level of Recovery

Cortland Pfeffer founded Taking The Mask Off in 2014 to help shine a light on the mental health industry (as well as other areas of our society that are shrouded in deceit and misinformation). Sharing insider perspectives and real life stories that have been gathered over 20 years in the field, Cortland is a psychiatric Registered Nurse who was himself once a patient in psychiatric hospitals, jails, and treatment centers. He now wishes to share his experiences with others.

In episode 1 We introduce the podcast.  We discuss what a mask is and how it is created. We discuss the disconnect between staff and patients when it comes to mental health and addiction. We tell the story of Jim Bob.

 

Taking the Mask Off Podcast Episode 1: The Creation of the Mask