Leah Harris

is a mother, psychiatric survivor, and artist/activist. She has spoken and written widely to promote human rights, dignity, healing, and self-determination at conferences including NARPA, Alternatives, and the National Conference on Organized Resistance (NCOR). She has been a guest on Madness Radio and is also Madness Radio’s Technical Director.
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Important souls (let us recognize trauma in the lives of those who are called mentally ill)

Important souls (let us recognize trauma in the lives of those who are called mentally ill)

Open Paradigm Project - Leah Harris   "Leah is a psychiatric survivor and single mother who lost both parents to forced treatment. She has spoken and written widely to promote human rights, dignity, healing, and self-determination. Her writing has appeared in multiple publications, and she is co-founder of the DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency, which uses public poetry as a means to promote social justice and move people into social action."

Defeating Goliath: Mental Health is a Social Justice Issue, and People with Lived Experience and Their Allies are Rising Up - Mad In America

Twenty Years Since My Last  Suicide Attempt: Reflections

On Wednesday, July the Heritage Foundation sponsored a forum entitled “How to Bring Sanity to our Mental Health System.” It featured Dr.

Psychiatry: We Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Mental Health - Mad In America

Psychiatry: We Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Mental Health - Mad In America

Defeating Goliath: Mental Health is a Social Justice Issue, and People with Lived Experience and Their Allies are Rising Up

Defeating Goliath: Mental Health is a Social Justice Issue, and People with Lived Experience and Their Allies are Rising Up

As I walked alone up the stairs to the Rayburn House Office Building this morning to attend the hearing of the Energy and Commerce Subcommit...

Defeating Goliath: Mental Health is a Social Justice Issue, and People with Lived Experience and Their Allies are Rising Up

Awesome empowering thoughts from Leah Harris

Leah Harris, a national peer-support advocate and self-described 'psychiatric survivor,' said she made a deliberate choice to 'live a life worth living' by changing the narrative of her life.

UPDATE: SUCCESS! One Day Left for Madness Radio Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign!

UPDATE: SUCCESS! One Day Left for Madness Radio Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign!

The violence of birth in modern medicine: often our first trauma

How To Recover After A Traumatic Birth! Recovering from a traumatic birth can take time. Below are some helpful tips and strategies to help you to recover from a difficult birth experience.

Decolonizing Our Minds, Freeing Our Spirits: Guest blogger Leah Harris

Fibromyalgia and bipolar: it’s the drugs stupid – Beyond Meds ~ the relationship between chronic pain and psychiatric drugs.

Dharma not pharma — by Leah Harris APRIL 19, 2009 BY ADMIN I’d like to introduce Leah, otherwise known as Mama Dharma who will be a weekly c...

Bridging Patient-Professional Divide People with psychiatric labels suffer discrimination that is not only demeaning but can also be dangerous

Take Refuge  By Leah Harris   "Take Refuge," Leah Harris' debut spoken word album, is flavored with eclectic Middle Eastern, hip-hop, rock, ...

National Empowerment Center: Take Refuge

Leah Harris, psychiatric survivor, mother, and social justice activist tells the story of how she overcame a legacy of oppression to become ...

Neuropsych doctor confirms thoughts about psychiatric drug iatrogenisis, PTSD, brain injury

Leah Harris on Madness Radio: Survivor Spoken Word

Leah Harris on Madness Radio: Survivor Spoken Word

poems of mass construction  By Leah Ida Harris

poems of mass construction By Leah Ida Harris

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